THE SILENCE OF OTHERS Introduced by The Consul General of Spain in New York, and Filmmaker Q&A with the International Center for Transitional Justice
Wednesday, May 8, 7:00 show
NOTE: This screening is SOLD OUT. A standby line will form half an hour before showtime.
Introduction by Rafael Conde de Saro, Consul General of Spain in New York.
Q&A with filmmakers Almudena Carracedo & Robert Bahar, moderated by Fernando Travesí, Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice.
|Ambassador Rafael Conde de Saro was born in Madrid in 1951. He holds a Law degree from the Complutense University in Madrid; a Master in Diplomatic Relations from the Spanish Diplomatic Academy; and a Graduate in the Georgetown University Leadership Seminar. He entered the Spanish Diplomatic Service in 1977, when he started as Chief Director for Eastern Europe of the Foreign Ministry in Spain and later as Secretary at the Embassy in Norway and Iceland. From 2014 to 2016 he was Head of the Office of the High Commissioner for Marca España and on July 2016 he was appointed as Consul General of Spain in New York.
|Fernando Travesí is the Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). He has over 20 years of international experience in transitional justice, human rights, and rule of law, working for both international organizations and NGOs. Prior to joining ICTJ in 2014, he was the Director of the UNDP Transitional Justice Basket Fund in Colombia. In Nepal and Colombia, Travesí held regional responsibilities with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to protect civilian populations affected by the armed conflict, including documenting violations of international humanitarian law, detention visits and managing the dossier of missing and disappeared. Mr. Travesí is a Lawyer who also completed post-graduate specialized courses in international public law and practiced in Spain mostly on criminal, immigration and civil issues. He is a recognized novelist and playwright, winning awards such as the Spanish National Prize of Theater.