Janine di Giovanni
Ratko Mladic arriving to hear the verdict in his war crimes trial at International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague on Wednesday.  CreditPeter Dejong/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Ratko Mladic arriving to hear the verdict in his war crimes trial at International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague on Wednesday. 
CreditPeter Dejong/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Flawed Justice for the Butcher of Bosnia
By JANINE di GIOVANNI

The New York Times NOV. 22, 2017

I met Ratko Mladic only once. He was the general commanding the war machine destroying Bosnia and overseeing the medieval siege of Sarajevo, the capital, where I was living and reporting. I spent my days going to the morgue to count the dead and to sit in hospitals with children who had been blinded by shrapnel. Read more


 Janine di Giovanni is the Edward R. Murrow  Fellow at the Council on Foreign Affairs in New York.  She has worked for over 25 years as a human rights reporter/investigator in conflict zones in the Balkans, Africa and the Middle East. She is a skilled foreign policy analyst and specialist in strategic communications, available for lectures and public speaking worldwide. Her most recent book, THE MORNING THEY CAME FOR US: DISPATCHES FROM SYRIA  has been translated into 18 languages and called "searing and necessary" by the New York Times. 

In 2016, she was awarded the Courage in Journalism Award for her distinguished work in war zones focusing on tracking war criminals over the past 25 years, most recently, Syria and Iraq, with a concentration on ISIS. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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INTRODUCTION

Janine di Giovanni is available for worldwide lectures.  
See CNN and the International Womens' Media Foundations tribute to her. 

For Bookings: James P. Robinson
Robinson Speakers Bureau   
Telephone: +1 646-504-984
james@robinsonspeakers.com

 

WATCH/LISTEN JANINE

Janine on "What i saw in the war"  TEDxWomen talk,
1 Dec., Washington, DC

Janine di Giovanni on Research,
Responsibility and Narrative

 

Lecture/Workshop Topics

  • Countering Violent Extremism and the rise of Jihadist Groups
  • Economic and Social Recovery in the Middle East
  • Global Terrorism and Violent Extremist Groups
  • The Future of Wars
  • Lessons Learnt from Past Conflict, from Bosnia to the Arab Spring
  • Peacekeeping and Peacemaking
  • Sexual Violence During War Time: Victims and Perpetrators
  • Communication Strategies for Governments, Key Messaging Policy Recomendations
  • The Refugee and Migrant Crisis:  Long Term, Short Term Strategies 
  • Syria, Iraq, ISIS - history, background, briefings
  • Conflict Resolution

 

upcoming events

 
 

Books