First Inaugural International Conference

Day 1: June 1, 2022

First Day of Concurrent Panels


David L. Phillips 


Program on Peace-building and Rights at the 

Institute for the Study 

of Human Rights 

Columbia University 

New York, USA 


Michael Rubin

Senior Fellow, 

American Enterprise Institute 

Washington, D.C., USA 

Concurrent Panel 1

Moderator: Meline Mailyan, Esq

Armenophobia: The Ugly Truth, Prevention of Racial Hatred and Discrimination, & the ODIHR Mandate 

Concurrent Panel 2: 

Moderator: Anoush Bagdassarian 

Study of Law and Genocide and Victim’s Narratives 

Concurrent Panel 3: 

Moderator: Ara Ghazaryan, Esq

Gathering Evidence: How to Amplify Voices to Prevent Atrocities and Genocide 

Concurrent Panel 4:  

Moderator: Arpine Esmailian, Esq 

The Importance of Being Sorry: Forced Displacement and Transitional Justice to and From Armenians 

Ani Tatoyan 

CFTJ Law Clinic 

Alumna (2021-2022)

Yerevan, Armenia 

Artak Beglaryan 

State Minister

Republic of Artsakh

Stepanakert, Artsakh

Christie Edwards

Deputy Head, Tolerance and 


OSCE Office for Democratic

Institutions and Human Rights

Warsaw, Poland 


John Tehranian


Southwestern Law School

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Luis Moreno Ocampo

Founding ICC Chief


Buenos Aires, Argentina

Stanley Goldman


Loyola Law School,

Los Angeles

Los Angeles, USA

Elke Heckner


University of Iowa

Iowa City, USA

Gegham Stepanyan

Human Rights Ombudsman,

of Artsakh

Stepanakert, Artsakh

Natia Navrouzov

Director of Legal

Advocacy, Yazda

Erbil, Iraq

Maria Mingo

Partnership Advisor,

eyeWitness to Atrocities

London, UK

Armen Ghazaryan

Head of Migration Service

of the Republic of Armenia

Yerevan, Armenia

Vicken Cheterian


Webster University

Geneva, Switzerland

Ruben Carranza

Director, Reparative

Justice Program

International Center for

Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

New York, USA

Day 2: June 2, 2022

Second Day of Concurrent Panels


Geoffrey Robertson, QC 

Human Rights Barrister, 

Founder of Doughty 

Street Chambers 

Sydney Australia

Concurrent Panel 1 

Moderator: Lori Yeni-Komishian, Esq

Universal Jurisdiction Over Serious International Law Crimes and Atrocities 

Anahit Muradyan 

CFTJ Law Clinic 

Alumna (2021-2022) 

Yerevan, Armenia