Justice on the Margins: victim participation and reparations in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Justice on the Margins: victim participation and reparations in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Event date: 
7 Jun 2013
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, Level 2, UNSW Law (F8) UNSW
Enquiries: 
9385 1803

 

The seminar will focus on victim participation and reparations in the ECCC, and will be presented by Christoph Sperfeldt and Sarah Williams.

Christoph Sperfeldt is Regional Program Coordinator at the Asian International Justice Initiative (AIJI), a joint program of the East-West Center and UC Berkeley’s War Crimes Studies Center, where he supports regional human rights and justice sector capacity-building efforts in Southeast Asia. Prior to this, he was Senior Advisor with the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Cambodia. In this capacity, he worked from 2007 to 2010 as an Advisor to the Secretariat of the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC) and from 2010 to 2011 as Reparations Advisor to the Victims Support Section of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). Mr Sperfeldt is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Australian National University.

Associate Professor Sarah Williams is a managing co-editor of the Human Rights Defender and a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales. Sarah was the Dorset Fellow in Public International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, a Senior Legal Researcher at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and a Lecturer at Durham Law School, University of Durham. Her main research areas include international law, in particular international criminal law, international humanitarian law and the law on the use of force. Sarah's book, on Hybrid and Internationalized Criminal Tribunals, was published by Hart Publishing in 2012.

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