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Videos of the Sarajevo Legacy Conference – 6 Nov. 2012


Sarajevo, 6 November 2012
Conferences of the Outreach Programme of the ICTY sponsored by the EU, the Governments of the Netherlands and Switzerland


Opening Remarks

  • Judge Carmel Agius, Vice-President, ICTY
  • Prof. dr. Alija Behmen, Mayor of Sarajevo
  • H.E. Ambassador Peter Sørensen, Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative in BiH

Panel 1: What is the Tribunal’s Legacy and his role in transitional justice process?

Nerma Jelačić, Head of Communications, ICTY
  • Judge Carmel Agius, Vice-President, ICTY
  • Hilmo Vučinić, Judge, Court of BiH
  • Edin Ramulić, Activist, Izvor NGO, Prijedor, BiH
  • Dr. sc. Zarije Seizović, Professor, Faculty of Political Sciences, Sarajevo University
  • Aleksandar Trifunović, Editor, Buka media project, Banja Luka, BiH

Panel 2: Dealing with the past beyond the Tribunal- The role of the mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), national judiciaries and no-judicial accountability mechanism.

Aleksandra Letić, Helsinki Committee of Republika Srpska, Bijeljina, BiH
  • Martin Petrov, Chief, Immediate Office of the Registrar, ICTY
  • Ibro Bulić, Prosecutor, BiH Office of the Prosecutor
  • Nidžara Ahmetašević, Journalist and Analyst, BiH
  • Doc. dr. sc. Goran Šimić, Professor/Member of the Expert group on Bosnia’s transitional justice strategy, BiH
  • Dino Mustafić, Film and Theatre Director, BiH

Panel 3: The future of the past: the scope of the ICTY Legacy

Refik Hodžić, Director of Communication, International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)
  • Judge Fausto Pocar, ICTY
  • Branko Todorović, Head, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Republika Srpska, Bijeljina, BiH
  • Alma Mašić, Head, Youth Initiative for Human Rights in BiH
  • Anisa Sućeska-Vekić, Director, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) BiH

Panel 4: The importance of the Tribunal’s archives

Thomas Osorio, Advisor on the Rule of Law and Human Rights, UN BiH
  • Gabrielle McIntyre, Chef de Cabinet for ICTY and MICT President
  • Saša Madacki, Head, Human Rights Center of University Sarajevo
  • Miroslav Živanović, Deputy Mayor of Sarajevo
  • Elisabeth Baumgartner, Head, Dealing with the Past Programme, Swiss Peace Foundation

Closing Remarks:

  • Judge Fausto Pocar, ICTY
  • H.E. Jurriaan Kraak, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to BiH
  • H.E. Andre Schaller, Ambassador of Switzerland to BiH