BIRN BiH to Hold Two Events at the Global Summit

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BIRN BiH representatives will participate at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict set to take place 10-13 June 2014 at ExCel London.

In addition, BIRN BiH will hold two events at the Summit’s Fringe. A debate that will gather worldwide media professionals as well as the BIRN’s experts in war crime trials monitoring to discuss the importance of reporting about sexual war crimes processing, and screening of selected video testimonies of victims of sexual violence from the Bosnian war followed by a Questions and Answers session.

The event will be hosted by the UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hauge and Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. It will be the largest gathering ever brought together on this subject, with a view to creating irreversible momentum against sexual violence in conflict and practical action that impacts those on the ground.

More information about the Summit is available at the End Sexual Violence in Conflict Facebook page, and the Official Website, People can also receive updates about the Summit via twitter @end_svc or through #TimeToAct and #SexualViolence hashtags.