International Conference on Protection of Rohingya Survivors and Accountability for Genocide

Date August 23-24, 2019 

Place Paulus Hall 101A, Sogang University, Seoul 

Co-hosted by EuroBurma Office, Human Rights Action CenterFree Rohingya Coalition, FORSEA, Korean Civil Society in Solidarity with the Rohingya

Program

August 23 (Fri) 

Time

Contents

09:00 ~09:30

Registration

09:30 ~ 09:55

Opening Remarks

Free Rohingya Coalition, Korean Civil Society in Solidarity with the Rohingya

10:00~10:50

Keynote Speech I

Yanghee LEE | UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Situation in Myanmar 

11:00~12:30

Session 1. Voices of Rohingya and Burmese Minority Women  

  • Yasmin Ullah | Director, Rohingya Human Rights Network

  • Hseng Noung | Shan Women Action Network

  • Naw May Oo | Adviser to the Karen National Union

12:30~13:50

Lunch

14:00~14:50

Session 2. Tackling Sexual Violence in Myanmar and in the Region 

  • Razia Sultana | Chairperson, Rohingya Women Welfare Society  

  • Meehyang Yoon | Representative, The Korean Council for Justice & Remembrance for the Issues of Military SExual Slavery by Japan

  • Rahima Begum | Researcher, Activist & Co-founder, Restless Beings

15:00 ~ 15:50

Session 3. Asian Solidarity with the Rohingya Survivors

  • Khin Mai Aung | Writer & Civil Rights Lawyer

  • Bian D.Costa | Australian National University

  • Teressa Der-Lan Yeh | Chair, Taiwan Women’s Rescue Foundation 

  • Rev.Park Sanghun, S.J. | Director, Jesuit Research Center for Advocacy and Solidarity 

16:00  16:50

Session 4. Tackling Racism & Mobilized Hatred in Myanmar & Other Countries in the Region 

  • Thet Swe Win | Activist, Social Harmony Organization

  • James Gomez | Former Director, Amnesty International Southeast Asia 

  • Jiyoung SHIN | Assistant Professor, Yonsei University, Project <Refugee X Field> 

17:00 ~ 17:30

Keynote Speech II

  • Sara Hossain| US State Department's honoree, International Woman of Courage (2016);  Advisory Board member of the Open Society Foundations; Barrister at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and honorary executive director of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust & the Defence Counsel for Nobel Laureate Dr. Mohammad Yunus.

17:30~18:00

Wrap-up

August 24 (Sat)

09:00 ~ 09:30

Registration 

09:30 ~ 10:20

Keynote Speech III. 

  • Marzuki Darusman | Chair, United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (TBC)

10:30 ~ 11:20

Session 6. Boycott Myanmar I : Cultural and Governmental Relation 

  • Maung Zarni | Coordinator, Free Rohingya Coalition 

  • Tapan Bose | Secretary-General, South Asia Forum for Human Rights

  • Mabrur Ahmed | Co-founder & Director, Restless Being

11:30 ~ 12:20

Session 7. Boycott Myanmar II : Biz Investment & HR in Rakhine State

  • Nay San Lwin | Coordinator, Free Rohingya Coalition

  • Michimi Muranuchi | Professor of International Politics, Gakushuin University

  • Hyunpil Nah | Executive Director, Korean House for International Solidarity; KTNC Watch

12:30 ~ 13:20

Session 8. Accountability Measures 

  • Katherine Southwick | Former Clerk in the Office of the Prosecutor at ICTY

  • Doreen Chen | Coordinator for International Law, Free Rohingya Coalition

  • Djaouida Siaci | Rohingya Support Group-International Expert

13:20 ~ 13:30 

Wrap-up

 

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