To Permanent Representatives of member and observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council
Geneva, 23 February 2017
RE: Renewing the mandate of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan and addressing the need for accountability for past and on-going crimes under international law and human rights violations in South Sudan
We, the Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG), acknowledge the government’s initiatives to foster peace and reconciliation. We welcome the government’s intention to embark on a National Dialogue, which was launched on 14 December, 2016.
12 December 2016, Juba — The Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG) – a coalition of civil society organisations engaged in transitional justice initiatives – launched their five-year strategic plan in Juba, South Sudan.