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About the Project

Reparation has long been a legal and political tool of making amends for past wrongs in post-conflict and transitional societies. Most of the research and practice of reparations has focused on transitions from authoritarian societies and individual claiming redress against the state or remedies sought between states.

Over the next three years this project will explore how reparations are used in countries transitioning from conflict to address the consequences of the past.

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Latest Output

  • Guidelines & handbooks RRV

    These Guidelines are designed to share good practice with State and non-State actors on the implementation of effective reparations in post-conflict situations, with the aim of overcoming common challenges identified in extensive research and fieldwork conducted in several societies affected by armed conflict. Read the rest →

    AccountabilityAmnestyApologyComplex victimsCorporate actorsCultural propertyDonors/DevelopmentCompensationGuarantees of Non-RecurrenceMeasures of SatisfactionRehabilitationRestitutionHistoric harms/ injusticeNon-State Armed GroupsReintegrationAssetsTrust FundResponsibilityTransitional JusticeTruth RecoveryVictim ParticipationVictimhoodChild SoldiersDisplacementESC violationsSeverely InjuredSexual violence/CRSVTorture
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Queens University Belfast
Redress