We have the immense pleasure to inform you that Justice Rapid Response (JRR) and UN Women will be holding a course on Investigating Cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) as International Crimes from the 17th to 27th April 2017 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, together with its partner the Institute for International Criminal Investigations
Archives for November 2016
Justice Rapid Response has deployed its 100th mission. Like the 99 that came before it, this mission is providing investigative expertise to ensure credible accountability can be realized for victims of mass atrocity crimes and serious human rights violations.
From 16-24 November, the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court will convene in The Hague for its 15th annual meeting. On the 16 November, JRR will deliver its Annual General Report, which reviews its accomplishments in 2016 and reviews its strategic direction for 2017.
Justice Rapid Response was selected by UBS as one of the 12 finalists from Switzerland for the first Social Innovators program. JRR’s demonstrable impact leads to an unwavering vision of a world where recurring cycles of conflict can be ended by dealing with past wrongs through credible accountability.
A ceremony held on 20 October in Helsinki, Finland, marked the official close of the Justice Rapid Response certification training course on International Criminal Investigations. The course was a collaboration of JRR and the Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI), and was made possible thanks to the Government of Finland.
On 13-14 October, JRR Executive Director Andras Vamos-Goldman participated in the kick-off of the Ashoka Visionary Program in Vienna, Austria. The Ashoka Visionary Program is a part-time executive program for decision-makers in the private and public sector, as well as social entrepreneurs.
“The World Must Not Let the Atrocities in Syria Go Unpunished” The investigation of Syrian war crimes must meet high quality standards, says the legal expert Andras Vamos-Goldman. “The International Criminal Court cannot prevent crimes,” says Andras Vamos-Goldman. Which is why he cannot sit back and do nothing. Bernhard Ott, 12.19.2015 Mr. Vamos-Goldman, you