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The Importance of Genocide Archives for Justice, Remembrance, Research and Education

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Tue, Jun 22, 8:00am - 9:30am
Duration   1h 30m

Archives play a crucial role in genocide remembrance and education and have been essential for legal procedures and conflict transformation processes in the aftermath of genocide. The virtual panel discussion is organized by UNESCO and the United Nations Department of Global Communications to reflect on the role of archives during the 100 days of Kwibuka remembrance.

Ms. Floriane Azoulay, Director, Arolsen Archives International Center on Nazi Persecution, Germany

Mr. Jean Damascène Bizimana, Executive Secretary, National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG), Rwanda

Mr. Vincent Duclert, Historian and head of the French historical commission on "France, Rwanda, and the genocide against the Tutsi", France

Mr. Hang Nisay, Director, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Cambodia

Mr. Abid Shamdeen, Executive Director, Nadia's Initiative, United States

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