Dr Lina Malagon meets the Chief Prosecutor Giovanni Alvarez and Juan David Velasco of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) of Colombia
Dr Lina Malagon was invited by the Latin American and Caribbean Center at the London School of Economics & Political Science to meet the Chief Prosecutor Giovanni Alvarez and Juan David Velasco of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) of Colombia.
In a private seminar, the assistants discussed innovations and challenges that the JEP faces, and in particular, its prosecution arm. London School of Economics & Political Science, London, 25 February 2020.
Dr Malagon was also invited by the Colombian Truth Commission and civil society organisations in the UK to meet members of the Truth Commission (TC), academics and Colombian victims of exile. During the session, victims and survivors presented their testimonies and the impact of the TC in their lives. Moreover, it explored the challenges of the truth commission concerning its three main objectives: a) to promote knowledge and acknowledgement of human rights abuses; b) Promote coexistence and, c) guarantees of non-repetition. University of Oxford, Campion Hall, Oxford, 6 March 2020.