Transitional Justice: Testing the Waters in the Lake Chad Basin

Transitional justice is a tried and tested approach in post-conflict peacebuilding. It presents challenges and opportunities in regions plagued by violent extremism, such as the Lake Chad Basin. The duration and scale of abuses call for an exploration of how transitional justice could contribute to national and regional approaches to restoring peace. This report assesses the role and importance of timing, awareness, context and stakeholders for implementing transitional justice tools.