GAAMAC Events

Past Events

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Organized By : Liberation War Museum

The Liberation War Museum (LWM) is organising the 6th International Conference on Bangladesh Genocide and Justice from 14 to 16 November 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The aims of this year's conference are to garner and discuss theoretical and empirical insights into challenges to international justice institutions in dealing with international crimes including genocide, as well as to propose different avenues for strengthening transitional justice mechanisms.

The deadline to submit conference abstracts for both the conference and the poster presentation is 30 September. Conference registration closes on 20 October.

For more information, visit the LWM website. For any queries and to submit abstracts, contact csgj.bangladesh@gmail.com


Geneva, Switzerland

Organized By : Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Geneva Peace Week emphasizes that each and every person, actor and institution has a role to play in building peace and resolving conflict. It recognizes that peacebuilding occurs in many different contexts and cuts across disciplines and sectors. In this sense, Geneva Peace Week breaks down professional silos in order to enable creative responses to violence, exclusion and insecurity. Find the full programme for the 2019 Geneva Peace Week here.


New York, United States

Organized By : International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect

Join an expert panel discussion on how to ensure the inclusion of young women in conflict and atrocity prevention on 31 October in New York.


Washington, DC, USA

Organized By : United States Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will hold a discussion on the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)'s report on developing a new normative framework the Right to Assist (RtoA) campaigns of civil resistance to prevent atrocities.

The discussion will feature an author of the report, as well as panelists from USIP, Voices of Nicaragua, Wellspring Philanthropic Fund and Dexis Consulting Group-OTI/USAID.

A webcast will be available for anyone unable to join the discussion in person. Follow this link to the webcast.


Switzerland and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) are holding a side-event to discuss recent progress and innovative avenues in the pursuit of justice for serious human rights violations in Asia on 19 September at 2pm at the Palais des Nations. UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet will be providing opening remarks. The discussion, which features GAAMAC Chair Mô Bleeker and GAAMAC partner Mofidul Hoque of the Liberation War Museum, will be moderated by Mona Rishwami, Chief of the Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination Branch of OHCHR.  


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