Call for submissions for upcoming report on "Apologies in transitional justice contexts"

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice reparations and guarantees of non-recurrence will devote his next thematic report to identifying practices and lessons learned in relation to the adoption of apologies for gross human rights violations and serious violations of international humanitarian law. The research will inform his thematic report to the 74nd session of the General Assembly in October 2019. In order to obtain a broad representation of views to inform the thematic report, he is seeking written contributions from all relevant actors through responses to a questionnaire.

The questionnaire is available in English, French and Spanish.

Submissions should be submitted no later than 31 May 2019 to srtruth@ohchr.org

Please, do not hesitate to circulate this invitation widely in your network.

We look forward to reading your contributions soon!