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Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Economic Complicity With The Pinochet’s Dictatorship

On Wednesday 19 June 2019 from 13:15 – 14:30, the book: Complicidad económica con la dictadura chilena (Economic Complicity with The Pinochet’s Dictatorship) will be launched at Villa Moynier (Geneva).

This event marks the launch in Geneva of the new book by Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on Debt and Human Rights, co-edited with Karinna Fernández, a Chilean human rights lawyer, and Sebastián Smart, PhD in Latin American Studies and Human Rights at University College of London.

‘Complicidad económica con la dictadura chilena’ discusses the responsibility of Pinochet’s economic accomplices. It demonstrates, with theoretical arguments and empirical studies that focus on the behaviour of economic actors of the Pinochet’s dictatorship is crucial to achieving basic objectives in terms of justice, memory, reparation, and non- repetition measures.

The event will feature the following speakers:

  • Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on Debt and Human Rights and Co-Editor of the book
  • Paola Gaeta, Professor of International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
  • Robert Roth, Former Director, Geneva Academy and Honorary Professor, University of Geneva Law Faculty
  • Sebastian Smart, PhD in Human Rights and Latin American Studies at University College of London and Co-Editor of the book.

Panelists will notably discuss the 1978 Antonio Cassese’s report on the role of the lenders in the context of the Chilean dictatorship (a synthesis of which can be found here).

Venue: VILLA MOYNIER I 120B RUE DE LAUSANNE I GENEVA | WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE 2019 I 13:15 – 14:30