Pablo de Greiff

International Center for Transitional Justice


Pablo de Greiff, a native of Colombia, is research director at the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). He has written extensively on transitions to democracy, democratic theory, and the relationship between morality, politics, and law, and is the editor or coeditor of five books, including Jürgen Habermas’s The Inclusion of the Other (MIT Press, 1998) and of Global Justice and Transnational Politics (MIT Press, 2002).

From 2000 to 2001, he was the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and was a Laurence S. Rockefeller Fellow at the Center for Human Values at Princeton University. Along with his colleagues at ICTJ, he has been preparing a comprehensive study of reparations entitled Repairing the Past: Compensation for Human Rights Violations. He is also currently completing a book entitled Redeeming the Claims of Justice in Transitions to Democracy

Featured Work

JUL 6, 2004 Article

The Role of Reparations in Transition to Democracy

Much attention is paid to prosecutions implemented by countries transitioning to democracy--but little to their efforts toward reparations. Yet from the standpoint of the victims, ...