Justice Rapid Response Executive Director Nina Suomalainen speaks with CNN Switzerland correspondent Martina Fuchs.
JRR and The Permanent Missions of Canada and The Gambia co-hosted an event on the role of national mechanisms in achieving accountability for international crimes and serious human rights violations. The event featured a panel discussion as well as the premiere of the documentary “From Fear to Freedom.”
Our new film tells the story of why forensic expertise was needed in The Gambia, how Justice Rapid Response assisted, and presents the views of those involved in the ongoing transitional justice process dealing with past abuses.
Executive Director Nina Suomalainen spoke on themes of prevention of and accountability for sexual and gender-based violence at an event hosted by the The Permanent Missions of Finland and Liechtenstein to the UN in New York.
International Gender Champions is a leadership network that brings together female & male decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence.
On 25 September join JRR, UN Women and OHCHR for launch of guidelines on gender in human rights investigations.
Justice Rapid Response provides expertise to support the work of fact-finding missions and commissions of inquiry mandated by the Human Rights Council.
On International Justice Day, JRR Executive Director Nina Suomalainen discusses JRR’s current work, reflects on new challenges in the field and looks ahead to JRR’s 10th year of operations.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (19 June), JRR recalls the urgent need to prevent sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in conflict, and reaffirms its commitment to ending impunity for these serious crimes.
On 23 April, 2018, JRR and UN Women held an expert discussion and film screening in Geneva on the topic of “Investigating Conflict-Related SGBV: The Case of Syria and Iraq.”