On May 12, 2023, Michelle Jarvis, the IIIM Deputy Head and Christine Chinkin from the London School of Economics delivered public keynote lectures in Berlin as part of a closed workshop on “Combating Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – Comparative Insights on International and National Capacities.”
Read Ms. Jarvis speech as delivered here.
For her lecture, Ms. Jarvis drew on her extensive experience bringing visibility to the experiences of marginalized groups during accountability processes and strengthening legal responses. Ms. Jarvis initiated the IIIM’s proactive thematic strategies on a victim/survivor centred approach and the first of these to be publicly launched was the Gender Strategy and Implementation Plan. Ms. Jarvis has also co-authored two books and numerous articles on the subject of gender and armed conflict and was formerly the inaugural coordinator of the Prosecuting Conflict-Related Sexual Violence Network, set up within the International Association of Prosecutors.