Environmental Restorative Justice and TOARS: an approach from the local and the international.

Project: Research Project

Project Details


Explore the concept of "environmental restorative justice" in the TOAR proposal presented by ex-combatants from the municipality of Palestina Huila
• Establish dialogues between the local initiative of TOAR in Palestine with the international standards of transitional justice.
• Analyze how the concept of "Comprehensive Territory Reconciliation" nourishes what FARC ex-combatants understand as repairer-restorer in the TOAR proposed for the municipality of Palestine.
• Publish in the Scopus Q1 journal and likewise open a field of research on a new topic for Colombia and the world.


Transitional justice, restorative justice, international standards.

Commitments / Obligations

Direction of two undergraduate works
Through the figure of Directed Investigation (Investigation Seedbeds), two undergraduate students of Jurisprudence and the ECH will be linked.

Direction of a master's degree project.

A Master's thesis from the Conflict, Memory and Peace program will be linked to this project. Emily Molinari, a German student, will carry out her thesis on the proposed TOAR of Palestine, Huila.

Dissemination strategies for non-specialized public: The results of the project were shared with (i) the Palestinian community, to strengthen their coexistence process and potentiate their TOAR proposal before the JEP and (ii) with the links of the CV and the JEP of the Comunes Party in Huila (responsible for presenting the TOAR to the Executive Secretary).

New knowledge generation product
An article will be submitted to the call: “Transitional Justice and Nature: a curious silence?”. In: International Journal of Transitional Justice (Q1), which closes June 2022. For more information, see: https://academic.oup.com/ijtj/pages/call_for_papers
Application for external funding opportunities
Application for a financing opportunity for an item higher than that requested from Competitive Funds.
Effective start/end date2/14/228/23/22

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds
  • Seed Capital


  • Bogotá D.C.


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