Taking place on 21 September in Paris, the Round Table aimed to take stock of the EU’s current capabilities and practices in the domain of mass atrocity prevention and to discuss options for improving the warning-response linkage.
The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) has been concerned with genocide prevention since its inception in 2004, and has taken the lead in implementing the Protocol for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity and All forms of Discrimination (2006). The Protocol is part of the Pact on Peace, Stability and Development, signed by Heads of State and Government of eleven ICGLR Member States on 29th November 2006. The Protocol is consistent with the 2004 Stockholm Conference, during which the UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced the creation of The Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide (OSAPG).
For almost 30 years, Brazilian activist Joenia Wapixana, has been fighting for indigenous land rights and against “institutionalized discrimination” in Brazil. In a special interview with UN News, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration[…]
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