Resolutions by UN organs

General Assembly

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of This Crime (A/RES/69/323)


Human Rights Council

2008 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/RES/7/25)
2013 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/RES/22/22)
2015 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/RES/28/34)
2018 Resolution on Prevention of Genocide (A/HRC/37/L.44)
A/HRC/RES/43/29 (2020) Prevention of genocide



Articles by the Special Advisers

"Protecting Vulnerable Populations from Genocide" by Adama Dieng (Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide). Published in UN Chronicle, Vol. LIII No. 4 2016, December 2016


Other Documents

Framework of Analysis for Atrocity Crimes
When To Refer To A Situation as Genocide


Global Action Against Mass Atrocity Crimes

GAAMAC III - Third Global Meeting
Manual on Best Practices for the Establishment and Management of National Mechanisms for Genocide and Mass Atrocities Prevention
Women and atrocity prevention (Karen Smith)
The impact of COVID-19 on transitional justice and atrocity prevention
Link to other news articles


Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

Preventing violent extremism and mass atrocities - A handbook for parliamentarians
How can Canada best support women in the field of conflict and atrocity prevention?, 2018
Mapping the Artificial Intelligence, Networked Hate, and Human Rights Landscape, 2018
A brief listing of some major works dealing with genocides and their comparative aspects