Birzeit Legal Encounter - Foundation Office Palestinian Territories
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The workshop on The UN Independent Commission of Inquiry to investigate violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws in the occupied Palestinian territory aims to thorw light on the challenges and opportunities comming from the investigations and its possible outcome.
During the workshop, colleagues Matthias Behnke (The head of the OHCHR - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) and Shawan Jabareen (Al-Haq's Director) will introduce participants to the role of the ‘Independent Commission of Inquiry´also compared to alternative investigations and comparative experiences. There will be a discussion on expectations from the said investigation and possible next steps. Furthermore, the responsibilities and roles of duty beareres including CSOs and governments will be touched.
An active participation in the discussion the the audience is highly appreciated!