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This paper aims to address the question, "What advice would you give to colleague NGOs in countries where the momentum for the establishment of a truth commission is already strong?" It is intended to provide basic guidance to NGOs that are likely to engage with formal, official truth commissions established by the state during times of political transition. It is organized chronologically into three sections: before, during, and after the operation of a truth commission.

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International Center for Transitional Justice

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