The United Nations Experience With the Guatemalan Conflict: Understanding the Past, Preparing for the Future

Christian Tomuschat

August 18, 2009


Christian Tomuschat is a professor of International and European Public Law at Humboldt University in Berlin. He served as an independent expert to the UN Human Rights Commission on the Situation of Human Rights in Guatemala from 1990-93 and was the coordinator for the UN-sponsored Historical Clarification Commission, which investigated human rights abuses committed during the Guatemalan Civil War, from 1997-99.


Co-sponsored by Berkeley Law, Boalt Hall and the UC Berkeley Human Rights Center.