Our Head of Rights & Justice Program Bojan Gavrilovic speaks at this event. 

See details below and join us there on May 17, 2024! 


Curious to learn about the groundbreaking work of leading organizations in the documentation of human rights abuses? In that case, we’d like to invite you to the Hertie Open Source Investigations Summit in Berlin, hosted by the Hertie School Digital Verification Corps! Registration link available below.

The Hertie Open Source Investigations Summit, is a one-day event introducing you to the world of open-source investigations. It will provide insights into our work as digital investigators over the past year, as well as offer three insightful panels featuring high level expert discussions on how open-source intelligence (OSINT) is used in human rights work. Experts from Amnesty International, Earshot or Forensis, Forensic Architecture’s German counterpart, are among those confirmed, with more announcements to come!

Date: May 17, 2024

Time: 12 PM – 7 PM CEST

Location: Hertie School’s Forum, Berlin

Catering: Includes a welcome lunch, coffee break, and closing reception

Learn more about the application of current OSINT techniques, their role in cutting-edge investigations and how the HSDVC was able to contribute to such work over the past year.

Join us for our three panels:

  • PANEL 1: Unveiling repression: Documenting human rights violations during the 2022 Women, Life, Freedom protest
  • PANEL 2: OSINT and Transitional Justice: recognition, reparations, and non-repetition in state sponsored crimes
  • PANEL 3: Aiming high: The evolution of weapons analysis in open-source investigations

This event is open to all, from students to professionals interested or active in human rights, journalism, and OSINT. Don’t miss this chance to network with leading experts and discuss the crucial role of digital verification in human rights documentation and advocacy!

Stay tuned for a more detailed agenda. We will start with the announcement of our remarkable experts soon!

Register early and secure your spot now! Limited seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis! https://lnkd.in/ePHp8PtG