1ª Conferência Nacional sobre o “Direito à Verdade e à Memória Colectiva como Direitos Humanos na Construção do Estado Democrático de Direito”

Invitation About the Conference by AJPD-ANGOLA

14-16 April 2015

HOTEL TROPIC-SALA CABINDA LUANDA

1 DAY, 14 APRIL 2015

Time Act or Activity Responsible
8: 00 Arrival and registration of participants and guests (Tea/Coffee) Protocol (AJPD)
9: 00 am Words of welcome and presentation of the objectives of the Conference Lucia da Silveira
9H15m Opening speech:
9:30 ACADEMIC LECTURE: Right to truth and Memory as a human right. Lecturer: Dr. Paul Endo, Prof. da USP-Brazil Moderator: Sharmila Pinto de Andrade
Short Break
10: 30 am 1st Panel: Transition to independence in Angola in the light of the Alvor agreements: what is it like? What are the future lessons? Facilitators: Ngola Kabango/Lopo do Nascimento/Jaka Jamba. Moderator: Anthony Ventura
12 noon DEBATE
13-14 h LUNCH Protocol
1400 2nd Panel: Right to the truth and memory in the light of the various peace agreements: Gbadolite, Bicesse in 1991 to 1999, 1994 Lusaka, Luena in 2002 and of Namibe in 2006. Facilitators: Mr Eugénio Manuvakola, Pe. Raúl Taty, Prof. Mário Pinto de Andrade Moderator: Salvador Freire
DEBATE
4: 30 pm END OF WORK

2nd DAY, 15 APRIL 2015

08:00 Arrival of participants and guests (Tea and Coffee) Moderator
9:0 3rd Panel: EXPERIENCES of INTOLERANCE, VIOLENCE and the right to truth and COLLECTIVE MEMORY: Testimonials (20 Minutes each)

  • May 27, 1977 José Fragoso/Reginaldo Silva
  • Burning of "witches" in Jamba, Eugénio Manuvakola,
  • Bloody Friday in Luanda. Tunga Alberto
  • Violence against women in the period of the dictatorship in Brazil: truth and justice. Dr. Maria Amélia Teles
Sérgio Kalundungo
10H20m DEBATE
11: 30 4th Panel: TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE in post-conflict countries and the construction of truth and collective memory: Regional Experience. (20 Minutes each). Facilitators: Representatives of Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa. Sizaltina Cutaia
12H30m DEBATE
1:0 pm LUNCH
2:0 pm 5 Panel: THE RIGHT TO TRUTH AND MEMORY IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGICAL/BIBLICAL CONTEXT. (30 m each) Facilitators: Rev. Ntoni Nzinga, Rev. Deolinda Teak (CICA), Frei. Julio Lamp, Mosaiko. ModeradorElias Isaac
3: 30 pm DEBATE
4: 30 pm END OF WORK

3rd DAY, 16 APRIL 2015

08:00 Arrival of the participants and invited Tea/Coffee Moderator/a
9:0 6 Panel: Memory and Truth in the context of Peace: human rights and Citizenship as a space for affirmation of national reconciliation and democracy. (20 Minutes each) Facilitators: Angelo Kapuatcha, Pe. Casimiro Congo, Luaty Beirão, Zeca Matxima. Baker Jelembi.
10:30 DEBATE
11: 30 ROUNDTABLE: RIGHT TO TRUTH AND COLLECTIVE MEMORY IN THE CONTEXT OF POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC TRANSITION. WHAT MODEL FOR ANGOLA? Francisco Kapalo Ngongo, Eunice Ignatius, Pe. Pius Wakussanga, Dr. Maria Amélia Telles Margaret Nanga
READING OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
1:0 pm LUNCH
Platform PLANNING for Justice, peace and reconciliation in the SADC region.

With this Conference we aim to achieve the following GOALS:

1. Promote a public space, open, and inclusive for analysis of the right to truth and collective memory in the post-conflict context in Angola;

2. Identify problems that can threaten peace and who need professional intervention and medication of trauma as well as promote a space of healing of wounds, acceptance and mutual forgiveness;

3. Propose measures to mitigate conflicts and prospects of political intolerance, violence and police repression.

4. Start the construction of a common agenda of Collective Memories that strengthen a restorative justice and contributing to history of Angola.

With this Conference we aim to achieve the following RESULTS:

1. Proposed Collective memory recovery mechanisms based on truth, justice, and healing the traumas of the past conflict.

2. Created a platform or National Observatory for peace, justice and Reconciliation in Angola.

3. Government creates mechanisms to resolve the political acts of intolerance.

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