GAAMAC Events

Past Events

Washington, U.S.

Organized By : United States Institute of Peace

By the U.S. Institute of Peace

Many atrocities take place against a backdrop of armed conflict. While atrocity prevention and conflict prevention are different, the latter can contribute to the former. On 6 March, the World Bank Group and the United Nations will present their joint study “Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict”. The joint study offers national and international actors an agenda for action on how conflict can be prevented from turning violent.


5
Mar
2018

Palais des Nations, Geneva

Organized By : GAAMAC

The permanent mission of Switzerland to the UN in Geneva, in cooperation with the permanent missions of Argentina, Costa Rica, Denmark, Tanzania and Uganda invite to a side event about the Prevention Platform Global Action against Mass Atrocity Crimes (GAAMAC) on the occasion of the forthcoming third Global GAAMAC Meeting (GAAMAC III) in Kampala, Uganda, from 23-25 May 2018.

Switzerland's Ambassador H.E. Mr. Valentin Zellweger will open the event, followed by keynote messages by UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide H.E. Mr. Adama Dieng, GAAMAC Chair Ms. Mô Bleeker, and Executive Director of Justice Rapid Response Mr. Vamos-Goldman. An interactive exchange will also take place.


Montreal, Canada

Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) is organizing a briefing event with Mr. Rais Bhuiyan, who will discuss his experience as the victim of a hate crime in the U.S., as well as his organization World Without Hate through which he works towards the realization of a violence-free world.


Berlin, Germany

Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

By the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

The conference aims to inform the German civil society and European public about the on-going genocide of Rohingya people in Myanmar/Burma. It is hoped that the conference will be able to help influence public opinion, which in turn will demand that the EU leaders take their shared political and human responsibility to make the call: “Never again!” a reality.


Geneva, Switzerland

Organized By : Universal Rights Group

The event will introduce the overall ‘Implementation Agenda’ to national human rights institutions (NHRIs) representatives, underscore the crucial role of NHRIs, and showcase different good practice examples of how NHRIs are currently engaging, and/or are planning to engage, with domestic implementation processes.

The side event will thereby allow for an initial collation of good practice examples, identify common threads, and disseminate and propagate those good practices and principles among NHRIs. This aims to support their unique role in helping turn universal norms into local realities for people on the ground.


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