Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10003

Organized By : European Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (ECR2P)


10:00-10:05 Welcome Cristina G. Stefan, University of Leeds

10:05-10:20 KEYNOTE Gender and the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

10:20-12:05 Roundtable 1: Incorporating a Gender Lens into the UN Framework of Analysis for Atrocity Crimes: A Tool for Prevention

Gender and Atrocity Prevention in Policymaking, Savita Pawnday, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (7 mins)

Gender, Atrocity Crimes, and the UN Framework of Analysis, Akila Radhakrishnan, Global Justice Center (7 mins)

Queering Atrocity Prevention and the UN Framework of Analysis, Kate Ferguson, Protection Approaches (7 mins)

Indigenous and Local Knowledge and the UN Framework of Analysis, Fernanda Frizzo Bragato,

Unisinos Law School (7 mins)
Intersectionality and the UN Framework of Analysis, Ramya Kudekallu, Cardozo Law (7 mins)

Moderator: Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Cardozo Law (65 mins discussions) 

12:05-12:15 Moving beyond the UN 2020 Report of the Secretary-General “Prioritizing Prevention and Strengthening Response: Women and the Responsibility to Protect”, Karen Smith, Leiden University

12:15-13:15 Lunch

13:15-14:50 Roundtable 2: Gender, Women, Peace and Security, and the Responsibility to Protect

Taking Stock: The Gendered Nature of Atrocity Crimes, Atrocity Risk and R2P, Jaclyn Streitfeld- Hall, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (10 mins)

WPS and Protection from Atrocities: UN Perspective, Anne-Marie Goetz, New York University (7 mins)

Gender, Mass Atrocities and Feminist Multilateralism: States’ Perspective, Christine Ryan, Global Justice Center (7 mins)

Moderator: Cristina G. Stefan, University of Leeds (60 mins. discussions) 

14:50-15:00 Concluding Remarks & Next Steps Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Cardozo Law 


Organized By : Platform for Peace and Humanity

The webinar “Revisiting Kosovo Specialist Chambers: Reflections and Outlook” will reflect on the Court’s work so far, discussing why it was created and its impact on transitional justice and domestic politics in Kosovo. With prosecutions stalling, it will assess the short-mid term outlook of the Court.

Abit Hoxha, Lecturer of Journalism and Researcher at the University of Agder
Xhorxhina Bami, Kosovo Correspondent for Balkan Insight
Gregory W. Kehoe, Defence Counsel, Kosovo Specialist Chambers

Luke James, Director of the South East Europe and Black Sea Region Programme at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Thursday, 7 July 2022 at 7PM (CET). 

Register here


The Yazidi Justice Committee (YJC) invites to attend this High-Level Panel that will concern the launch of a major international report advancing the issue of state responsibility for the Yazidi genocide with contributions from leading practitioners and prominent politicians.

The Panel is Co-Sponsored by the APPG for the Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity and the APPG on the Yazidis.

The event will be held under the 2022 International Ministerial Conference to Promote Freedom of Religion or Belief hosted by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

Online, on Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 2PM (BST)

Register here

Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Organized By : The Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC)

The Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) is organizing, in cooperation with the Srebrenica Memorial Center, the third edition of the Srebrenica Youth School in Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

The school will bring together young people from the Western Balkans, Europe, and the world to learn from regional and global experts about transitional justice, memorialization and historical narrative building, human rights, and prevention of genocide and mass atrocities during an eight-day program, from July 5 to 13. 

The deadline for applying is June 17, 2022.

The school is designed for 50 students aged between 18 and 30. The working language is English. The costs of accommodation, transportation (from BiH and the Western Balkans region), food, and materials for selected participants will be covered by the organizers.

Application form and more information here

London, UK

The Minority Rights Group, in collaboration with the Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development (CREID) is launching a pioneering toolkit which highlights the dangers of hate speech against those of a faith or no faith and provides practical ideas about how to challenge and counter the circulation of online and offline hate.

The event takes place in London on 5 July 2022, from 16:45 – 17:45PM (BST), as part of the Civil Society Fringe Events for the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief.

Register here.