“War Up Close” exhibition at the international conference United for Justice. United for Heritage

On February 29, the “War Up Close” team presented their exhibition during the international conference United for Justice. United for Heritage – United for Justice. United for the preservation of cultural heritage, which took place in Kyiv.

Approximately 400 experts from around the world gathered to assess the scale of damage inflicted by Russia on Ukrainian cultural heritage and to discuss holding Russia accountable for war crimes. Among them were Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal, President of Eurojust Ladislav Hamran, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Poland Adam Bodnar, Prosecutor General of Romania Alex Florin Florenta, Prosecutor General of Lithuania Nida Grunskienė, Prosecutor General of Latvia Juris Stukans, and many others.

Online presentations were made by European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, Director-General of the Directorate-General for Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe Christos Giakoumopoulos, and Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Karim Khan.

Simultaneously, on the sidelines of the conference, a meeting of the Joint Investigation Team on investigating the most serious international crimes committed in Ukraine (JIT) was held.

At the “War Up Close” booth, conference attendees could use modern VR technology to see the evidence of Russian crimes through the example of destroyed monuments in Kyiv, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, and Sumy regions.