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Carla FerstmanGovinda Sharma

The CIGJ has welcomed two new visitors as part of its Visiting Human Rights Practitioners programme. Carla Ferstman, director of REDRESS,  an international NGO that works with survivors of torture and other human rights abuses to obtain legal remedies and develop effective systems of  justice for victims, will be visiting until mid-August and participating in RegNet’s seminar series as well as a Centre workshop on reparations. Govinda Sharma, current head of the Transitional Justice Law Committee at the Nepal Bar Association and a Senior Legal Advisor to the International Commission of Jurists, will be visiting until mid-October. He is currently undertaking research on impunity and transitional justice and will present a RegNet seminar on the 9th of September.

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