Evaluating Truth Commissions and Reparations through the Eyes of Victims

L'Observateur des Nations Unies, Vol. 28, pp. 167-176, 2010

8 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2017

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

In this essay, the author explores a victim focused approach to evaluating the effectiveness of truth commissions and related transitional justice measures. In particular, she argues that a participatory approach in the design and implementation of post-conflict recovery policy would enhance its effectiveness.

Keywords: Transitional Justice, Human Rights, Reparations, Truth Commissions

Suggested Citation

Laplante, Lisa J., Evaluating Truth Commissions and Reparations through the Eyes of Victims (2010). L'Observateur des Nations Unies, Vol. 28, pp. 167-176, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3001511

Lisa J. Laplante (Contact Author)

New England Law | Boston ( email )

154 Stuart St.
Boston, MA 02116
United States

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