Justice Rapid Response invites you to attend an international seminar on ‘State obligation to search for disappeared persons: progress, challenges and prospects’. This obligation includes the need to take into consideration the inclusion of differential approaches, including the gender approach. The event, co-hosted by Colombia’s Unit for the Search of Disappeared Persons (UBPD), UN Human Rights Colombia (OHCHR) and Justice Rapid Response, will feature one and a half days of panel discussions and presentations.
The event will be held in Bogota, Colombia, and will also be live-streamed. Please click here for more information on the event and click here to access to the live sessions. Please note that this event will be held in Spanish only with no simultaneous translation.
Monday 5 September
The State’s obligation to search: normative and jurisprudential development in line with international human rights law standards.
The experience of coordination and participation between State actors, ex-combatants and civil society towards a common purpose of seeking the truth about the fate and whereabouts of disappeared persons.
Tuesday 6 September
The Colombian example and the comprehensive design of the search for persons considered missing: challenges and perspectives and the National Search Plan, taking into consideration differential approaches, including a gender approach.