Based on the experience obtained in the Visegrad Countries during its four-semester V4 Prevention Programme in 2014-2015, the Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention (BCMAP) continues its efforts to improve the capabilities and interactions of the Visegrad Group to prevent mass atrocities, counter extremism and radicalization.
We represent 4 independent human rights organizations, whose international mandates cover work across Europe and beyond, working with some of the world’s most marginalized peoples. We are also, all registered entities in Hungary and are proud members of Hungarian civil society. We consider the current draft law on NGOs, which singles out civil society organizations receiving funding from outside Hungary, to be both undermining our future operations as international human rights organisations.
Preventing radicalisation and extreme trends is a common concern across the Visegrad region as extremism, if not engaged, can lead to the disruption of community cohesion and the incitement of violence against minority groups. Since the prevention of extremism requires a systemic effort, it is of crucial importance not only to improve the preventive capabilities of States, but also to develop resilience and skills within societies, at both national and regional levels.
On November 16, 2016, the Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention organized a Roundtable as its traditional Pre-event of the 9th Budapest Human Rights Forum in cooperation with the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade and the African-Hungarian Union.
Le Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention lance la version française du rapport de l’African Task Force, intitulée “Les communautés régionales Africaines et la Prévention des Atrocités de Masse”, traduite depuis l’anglais par Chiara Cartia.