The Budapest Centre invites its visitors to watch the newest and insightful event on the Early Warning Project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

"We know that genocide and related crimes against humanity are not spontaneous,” said Naomi Kikoler, Director of the Simon-Skjodt Center. “If we take the idea of preventing genocide seriously, we must seek to identify risks before systematic attacks on civilian populations begin.”

You can find further information here.

We also share the Joint Statement of Alice Wairimu Nderitu, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, and Michelle Bachelet, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the situation in Myanmar.

Regrettably, the UN Security Council has not learned the lessons of the genocide committed against the Rohingya people in 2016: its statement released yesterday fails to decide on taking prompt and effective steps for preventing the escalation of the crisis and protecting the population of Myanmar from mass atrocity crimes.

HWPL Statement on Human Rights Crisis in Myanmar


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Joint Statement by Alice Wairimu Nderitu, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, and Michelle Bachelet, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the situation in Myanmar
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We invite you to read the report “The Uyghur Genocide: An Examination of China’s Breeches of the 1948 Genocide Convention” prepared by the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy and consulted with our Foundation. 

We strongly encourage the International Community to take all appropriate measures for halting the perpetration of atrocities against the Uyghur minority in China and prevent the escalation of the grave situation.

Click here to download the report

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The adoption of the principle of the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) in 2005 is an achievement of the liberal world order. In paying distinct attention to the protection of human rights and populations, including minorities, it is a triumph of multilateralism. It represents an important milestone on the road to “never again”.

Roundtable “Implementation of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide”

For children and young people growing up in an increasingly digitised world, cyber bullying is a big worry. A new Europe-wide campaign ‘Words are Stones’ is mobilising a youth network of bloggers, influencers, and activists across the continent to say enough is enough. Cyber bullying is defined as any form of bullying which occurs online.