Organized By : Global Justice Center
After over 60 years of serious human rights abuses and mass atrocities, including war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed by Myanmar’s military, it is only recently that the international community has taken steps to hold the Tatmadaw to account. Impunity has emboldened the military and was an enabling factor for the military’s February 2021 coup.
While at present, international accountability efforts are focused on justice for the Rohingya, however, these cases importantly break the cycle of impunity and lay the groundwork for accountability for other communities in Myanmar, including crimes against other ethnic groups, as well as crimes committed in the context of the coup. This panel will explore how the ICJ proceedings complement other international accountability efforts, and discuss how they can inform future cases and investigations against the Myanmar military.
Online, Tuesday, February 22nd, 10 AM (ET).
The Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights published an edited volume entitled Public Health, Mental Health, and Mass Atrocity Prevention in August 2021. As part of their Digital Dialogue Series, which explores the various chapters in the book through conversations with the contributing authors, CLIHHR will hold a panel featuring the following authors:
Dr. John M. McConnell, Ph.D., Diversity and Justice Coordinator for the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program at the Wheaton College Graduate School.
Dr. Thröstur Björgvinsson, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Alexandros Lordos, Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Cyprus, and the Special Advisor of Interpeace on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Peace.
Amy E. Meade, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and currently holds a joint faculty appointment as a Lecturer, Part-Time in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and as Assistant Psychologist at McLean Hospital.
The event takes place online on February 16, 2022
As social media become major channels for the diffusion of news and information, it becomes critical to understand how the complex interplay between cognitive, social, and algorithmic biases triggered by our reliance on online social networks makes us vulnerable to manipulation and disinformation. This talk overviews ongoing network analytics, modeling, and machine learning efforts to study the viral spread of misinformation and to develop tools for countering the online manipulation of opinions.
Professor Filippo Menczer of The Observatory on Social Media will talk on Hacking Online Virality as part of the Speaker Series Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School and the NULab at Northeastern University. The event is free and takes place online on February 9, 2022, 12:00 PM (ET).
In conversation with Professor Yasmine Ergas, Director of Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and Professor Daniel Naujoks, interim Director of the United Nations Study Specialization, Sima Bahous, Executive Director of UN Women, will share her vision for the future of the UN's gender agenda and the challenges to reach real impacts for the lives of women and girls.
The event will take place online and in-person on Thursday, Feb 3, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET.
Organized By : The Graduate Institute (The Center in Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding)
The Environmental Peacebuilding Association® (EnPAx™) and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) will hold their Second International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding, convened in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, the Geneva Water Hub, the Geneva Environment Network, and the PeaceNexus Foundation.
The event will take place online from February 1-4, 2022.
More information and registration here