Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 09/2009

Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding Strategies: Considerations for Policymakers

July 2009

Centre on Human Rights in Conflict


It is critical to take into account the ways in which policies and programming in peacebuilding and transitional justice may be not only contradictory but also complementary. This brief examines the interaction of the following peacebuilding activities with transitional justice processes: Disarmament, Demobilization, and Re-integration (DDR), Security Sector Reform (SSR) and rule of law promotion.