This work strand also includes a collaboration with the Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice at the NYU School of Law. The Human Rights, Prevention, and Sustainable Peace Project (the Prevention Project) seeks to transform prevention practices through research, conceptual clarification, and identification and integration of relevant knowledge and expertise.
The project engages diverse stakeholders to develop a comprehensive prevention framework of evidence-based approaches and initiatives with proven preventive potential. The project responds to the need for a systematic approach to prevention practice as proposed by Pablo de Greiff during his mandate as United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence from 2012 to 2018, and subsequently, as a rapporteur in the group of experts on prevention appointed by the Human Rights Council from 2019 to 2020. Pablo de Grieff leads the project at NYU School of Law.