Friday 8 March 2013 14:00 – 17:00
Palais des Nations, room XXIII
United Nations

The Permanent Missions of Hungary, United States of America and Ethiopia and the Delegation of the European Union
in cooperation with the Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities
have the honour to invite you to a Side event of the Human Rights Council
on “Prevention of Mass Atrocities – Regional Perspectives”

European Parliament
Room Altiero Spinelli 5G1
7 March 2013
11:00 – 16:30
Workshop
REMEMBERING IN THE FUTURE – Policies and practices of remembrance to prevent mass atrocities

CEPS Conference Room
Place du Congrès 1000 Brussels

The EU and the prevention of mass atrocities: An assessment of strengths and weaknesses

Agenda

The Budapest Centre has joined the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development (GFLJD) to make available relevant research and practice to improve development outcomes in the field of law and justice, with particular attention to mass atrocities prevention.
On 19th November 2012, the Task Force on the EU Prevention of Mass Atrocities, the Foundation for the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities, the SWP, the INEF and the Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research invited a variety of high-ranking academics, policy-makers and representatives of civil society to discuss a draft of the report of the Task Force (TF) on strengthening the EU’s capabilities to prevent mass atrocities.

The Budapest Centre releases its Roundtable report on “Hate speech: the role of new in the prevention of mass atrocities”.

Dr. Gyorgy Tatar, Chair of the Board of Trustees, addresses the participants of the 5th Budapest Human Rights Forum.