Press Release 205
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission opens international seminar on: "From
Denial to Acknowledgment"
Truth Commission to present proposals on redress and institutional reforms
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission opens
tomorrow Wednesday June 4th the International Seminar “Post-Truth Commission
Processes in the World; From Denial to Acknowledgment” at
the Museo de la Nación main auditorium.
Prime Minister Luis Solari de la Fuente will open this event
that will gather outstanding Peruvian and international personalities
and scholars during three days. The seminar will permit debate
on post-Truth Commission experiences in Latin America and
the world at large for benchmarking for the Peruvian experience.
This seminar’s first panel “Internal Conflicts
in Democracy” is made up by David Scott Palmer (American),
Mari Fitzduff (Irish), Juan Rial (Uruguayan) and Julio Cotler
(Peruvian). Priscilla Hayner (American), Rubén Zamora
(Salvadoran), and Eduardo Stein (Guatemalan) will participate
later in the panel on “Post-Conflict, Power and Truth
María José Guembe (Argentinean), Héctor
Salazar Ardiles (Chilean), Bongani Finca (South African), Fernando
López (Guatemalan), Douglass Cassel (American), Martín
Balza (Argentinean), Antonio Navarro Wolf (Colombian senator),
Mark Gibney (American), Daniel Zovatto (Argentinean) and Mark
Salter (Swedish) are expected for the following days. Ministers
Ana María Romero - Lozada, Javier Silva Ruete and Fernando
Villarán will share panels with them by commenting on
the redress policy for victims.
To close this event the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
will organize a novel musical proposal: ee note on the Concert
Lima, June 3rd 2003
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