In accordance with updated University guidelines on limiting public gatherings in light of COVID-19 concerns, this event will be offered virtually via Zoom. More information will be forthcoming on how to join by computer or phone.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm EST  

This virtual workshop of the Reparations Lab (video above) convened scholars and practitioners around the Lab's efforts to develop a common methodology for the study and analysis of compliance with reparative orders of international adjudication bodies. The workshop worked toward developing a flexible framework to collect and organize information on compliance, to allow for a broad range of analytical strategies.    


10:30  Welcome
Paolo Carozza, Kellogg Institute for International Studies

10:40  The Notre Dame Reparations Design and Compliance Lab
Diane Desierto and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán 

10:50  Q&A 

Part I  - Institutional Challenges to Assess Compliance 

11:00  The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Fernanda Dos Anjos, IACHR

11:10  The Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Gabriela Pacheco, IACtHR

11:20  The World Bank Inspection Panel
Imrana Jalal, IP

11:30  Q&A 

11:50  Break 

Part II - Extending the Approach to Other Tribunals 

12:00  Human Rights 
Marko Milanovic, Francesca Parente, Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Nicole De Silva

12:15  Courts of General Jurisdiction, Arbitral Tribunals, and International Criminal Tribunals 
Mary Ellen O’Connell, Emilia Powell, Frederick Sourgens, Christian De Vos

12:30  Closing 

Diane Desierto

Associate Professor of Human Rights Law and Global Affairs, Keough School


Aníbal Pérez-Liñán

Professor of Political Science and Global Affairs



  • Lucia Aguirre, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
  • Dilek Barlas, World Bank Inspection Panel
  • Amelia Brenes, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
  • Paolo Carozza, University of Notre Dame
  • Rupes Kumar Dalai, World Bank Inspection Panel
  • Nicole De Silva, Concordia University
  • Christian De Vos, Open Society Foundations
  • Diane Desierto, University of Notre Dame
  • Fernanda Dos Anjos, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  • Daniel García, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  • Imrana Jalal, World Bank Inspection Panel
  • Marko Milanovic, University of Nottingham
  • Mary Ellen O’Connell, University of Notre Dame
  • Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, University of Notre Dame
  • Emilia Powell, University of Notre Dame
  • Francesca Parente, Princeton University
  • Gabriela Pacheco, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
  • Naomi Roht-Arriaza, University of California, Hastings
  • Frederick Sourgens, Washburn University
  • Serge Selwan, World Bank Inspection Panel


  • Mariana Brocca, University of Notre Dame
  • Belen Carriedo, University of Notre Dame
  • Rachel Gagnon, University of Notre Dame
  • Angie García Atehortua, University of Notre Dame
  • Ronan King, University of Notre Dame
  • Mariela Morales Antoniazzi, Max Planck Institute for Public Law and International Law
  • Ana Olavarrieta Trejo, University of Notre Dame
  • Catalina Paez, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  • Bernardo Pulido, University of Notre Dame
  • Silvia Steininger, Max Planck Institute for Public Law and International Law
  • Maria Treviño Salce, University of Notre Dame
  • Khawla Wakkaf, University of Notre Dame