In July 4, 2016, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES), organized an expert seminar on “Europe’s Strategic Options in the Mediterranean.” The event was divided into four different sessions, each of them addressing a key issue that the European Union (EU) and its Member States (MS) have been facing in the Mediterranean region and proposing viable options to foster development in Europe.

The Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention (BCMAP) is very pleased to inform that it recently joined the newly established Community of Practice (CoP) on “Legal Aspects of Forced Displacement” within the context of the World Bank Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development (GFLJD).

The Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention (BCMAP) welcomes Ádám Budai who is going to be a new Research Assistant of the organization from September 2016.

On June 13, 2016, the Budapest Centre hosted a workshop of the African Task Force on Mass Atrocities Prevention Initiative (ATF) with the Peace and Security Division of the Intergovernamental Authority on Development (IGAD) and IGAD’s Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (CEWARN) in Addis Ababa.

On June 9th, the Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention (BCMAP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) together with the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS).

In the context of the African Task Force on Mass Atrocities Prevention (ATF) Initiative launched in 2015, on Thursday 9th of June 2016, the Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention (BCMAP), in partnership with the African Union’s Department of Political Affairs, organized a workshop at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa with representatives of African Union (AU) key departments to discuss the development of the ATF on the Prevention of Mass Atrocities.

May 27, 2016 — Today, the Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention has unveiled its new logo. This change coincides with the Centre’s mission and focus on the promotion of international protection of human rights with special regard to the prevention of genocide and other mass atrocities in any part of the world.

In May 10th, 2015, the Budapest Centre convened, as , the “Social Business for Zero Hunger” event at UN-FAO headquarters in Rome. Social Business for Zero Hunger is a call to action initiated by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus to address the global challenges of hunger and poverty.