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Furthering the Objectives of Transitional Justice Through Research

First Workshop of the African Transitional Justice Research Network:

 

Furthering the Objectives of Transitional Justice through Research

GMJ Hotel

Monrovia, Liberia

June 26-28, 2006


Facilitators

Ezekiel Pajibo
Centre for Democratic Empowerment (CEDE),Liberia

Carnita Ernest
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR),South Africa

Nahla Valji
CSVR, South Africa

Franklin Oduro
Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), Ghana

Wahab Musa
CDD, Ghana

Moses Okello
Refugee Law Project,Uganda

Victoria Baxter
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), USA

David Backer
Independent Consultant, Stanford University, USA

 

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Day 1: Session 1

9h30 Introductions 
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Day 1: Session 2

10h45 Challenges Facing Civil Society in the Liberian Context
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Day 1: Session 3

1h00 Experiences of civil society in other transitional justice contexts
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Day 1: Session 4

15h00 Research and why research is important in a post-conflict setting (see attached Appendix 1 and 2 for full presentation notes)
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Day 1: Session 5

16h00 Open discussion – research in a Liberian context
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Day 2: Session 6/7

9h00 Session on research ethics, empowering victims etc.
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Day 2: Session 8

13h45 Research methodology and types of research
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Day 2: Session 9

15h30 Group Session

 

Day 2: Session 10

16h30 Feedback from groups – different elements of conducting survey research
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Day 3: Sessions 11/12

9h30 - Survey analysis and writing for different audiences
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Day 3: Session 13

13h30 Session on collaborative research
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Day 3: Session 14

14h30 Group session
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Day 3: Session 15

Wrap up/ Evaluation and Way Forward
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Appendix 1 - Research and Why Research?

Victoria Baxter, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC

Re·search: NOUN: 1. a detailed study of a subject, especially in order to discover (new) information or reach a (new) understanding. --Cambridge Dictionaries Online (© Cambridge University Press 2006)

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Appendix 2 -Research and Its Importance

Franklin Oduro, CDD-Ghana

What is Research? Does it matter to civil society organizations?

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