October 2017

PCRC presented its work during the Nuremberg Forum 2017: 10 years after the Nuremberg Declaration on Peace and Justice: “The Fight Against Impunity at a Crossroad” organized by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy. PCRC’s President Velma Saric, together with Betty Murungi, former Kenya Truth Commissioner, and Alison Smith, legal counselor at No Peace Without Justice, was a panelist on the ‘Reconciliation’ panel, which discussed the challenges and opportunities for transitional justice processes in contributing to reconciliation. Velma presented PCRC’s work and the various successful initiatives we have organized in cooperation with the ICTY Outreach Office.

Also in October 2017, The Harriman Institute at Columbia University hosted a special screening of Women, War & Peace | PBS: I Came to Testify. PCRC President Velma Šarić, was commissioned as the Bosnian Field Producer for the I Came to Testify and War Redefined episodes. The screening was followed by a discussion on sexual violence in conflict and the use of rape as a weapon of war.