NEWS | 20 Oct 2022

Conceptualising guarantees of non-recurrence

An interview with Paola Molano Ayala

image missing ALT text Paola Molano Ayala, Dejusticia

Paola Molano Ayala from Dejusticia discusses how guarantees of non-recurrence can be made more effective.


In recent years, guarantees of non-recurrence have been conceptualised in an increasingly broad way to tackle root the causes of violence and to promote a comprehensive prevention agenda. Analysing the recommendations of the Columbian Truth Commission, Paola Molano Ayala from Dejusticia argues that for guarantees of non-recurrence to be effective, their objectives should be more clearly defined and their scope narrowed.

This interview is part of a series on contemporary issues in transitional justice. You can find all interviews here.