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Peace through Justice: Past, Present, and Future

June 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

As a Holocaust survivor and jurist, Thomas Buergenthal has been a tireless champion for the principle that governments and individuals must be held accountable under international law for human rights violations.

Join us for a special screening of Peace through Justice, a new film documenting Buergenthal’s life and legacy, followed by a panel discussion. The evening concludes with a reception for participants.

Reserve your seat for this special program happening June 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Washington, DC.

Learn about the extraordinary life of Judge Buergenthal and his influence on global efforts to educate and empower a new generation of advocates to seek justice for victims and survivors and accountability for perpetrators.

Thomas Buergenthal, former judge of the International Court of Justice, 2015 recipient of the Museum’s Elie Wiesel Award
Anna Cave, director of the Ferencz International Justice Initiative, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

In conversation with
Klaus Rackwitz, director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required atushmm.org/events/peace-through-justice. For questions, contact Rebecca Bennett at 202.488.0494 or [email protected]

Join the conversation online using #USHMM and #NueForum.

This program is co-presented with the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Washington Lawyers Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Thomas Buergenthal at the Museum’s 2015 National Tribute Dinner


June 26, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, DC United States
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