Knowledge and practices

2018 INTERNATIONAL COURSE OPENING SPEECH

César Rodríguez Garavito, Colombian jurist and sociologist, spoke about “The Future of Human Rights: Action-Research for a Multipolar and Multimedia World”. He was accompanied by Guillermo Fernandez-Maldonado Castro, Deputy Representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Colombia, and of Juan Mendez, former reporter of the United Nations on

ARCHIVES AND HUMAN RIGHTS

With the participation of prominent specialists in archival matters, and based on the practices associated to the treatment and preservation of documentation on serious human rights violations, the conference responded to the need to update the challenges and advances in the field. In particular, the debate was centered around documentation produced in contexts of political violence, dictatorships and armed conflicts, among others. Additionally, the conference served the purpose of acknowledging the contribution made by this field in the transitional and post-transitional processes to strengthen democratic systems.