Past Event

Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability: Workshop on Forced Disappearances and Missing Persons in the MENA Region

January 27, 2017 - January 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Istanbul Center hosted the second thematic workshop of the Regional Network for Historical Dialogue and Dealing with the Past (RNHDP). Twenty-one civil society representatives from 11 countries in the Caucasus and MENA regions came together to discuss the various aspects of enforced disappearances and the missing. The workshop aimed to raise awareness about enforced disappearances and the missing through international cooperation among civil society organizations. It also provided a thorough map illustrating country specific contexts and manifestations surrounding these phenomena.

Event co-sponsors were: Columbia Global Centers | Amman, Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Truth Justice Memory Center, Chrest Foundation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Open Society Foundation Turkey, and Robert Bosch Stiftung