On 26–28 October 2020, the African Union Commission Department of Political Affairs and CSVR hosted the fourth African Transitional Justice Forum. An inaugural online version of the Forum, the three-day conference addressed the state of transitional justice on the continent, specifically its contribution to the AU's 2020 theme of the year, "Silencing the Guns," amid the challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Forum panels focused on development, violent extremism, victims' experiences and fundraising in relation to African-led transitional justice.
Panel 1: Assessing the AUTJP's role and contribution to silencing the guns and creating conducive conditions for Africa's development.
Moderator: Ms. Shuvai Nyoni, African Leadership Centre, Kenya
• Commissioner Solomon Dersso, ACHPR
• Mr. John Ikubaje, DPA/AUC
• Ms. Patience Masua, SAYOF
• Dr. Aleu Garang, IGAD