We hope this finds each of you in good health as we begin the new year.
Hopefully you have received our previous communication in mid-November, introducing our role in the Compassionate Reconciliation process that your community is embarking upon (if you did not, you can view the letter here). Our work has continued to progress over the past number of weeks since then, and we are happy to provide you with this update on what has been happening and where we are headed next.
At this early stage of our work, we have been focusing on the following areas:
The Compassionate Reconciliation Commission
As mentioned above, one of our main tasks has been to assist in the development of a sustained and diverse Compassionate Reconciliation Commission (CRC). This commission will serve to lead the Compassionate Reconciliation Project (CRP). We have worked closely with the ICRC over the last many weeks to help understand the broader composition of the community and its interest groups, and to build a structure for the CRC which can give voice to all aspects of the community. Through this process, we have proposed to create a structure consisting of series of Advisory Teams working alongside the core CRC, as follows: