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International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

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Calendar   Commemorations
Location YouTube
Date Wed, Apr 7, 8:00am - 9:30am
Duration   1h 30m
International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
"From hate speech to genocide: lessons from the genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994"

Roundtable moderated by Stephen Smith, UNESCO Chair on Genocide Education, Executive director, USC (University of Southern California) Shoah Foundation - Institute for Visual History and Education (USA), with the participation of:

  • Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO
  • Susan Benesch (USA), Director of the NGO Dangerous Speech Project
  • Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi, (Argentina), President of Global Action Against Mass Atrocity Crimes and President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
  • Marcel Kabanda (France), Historian of Rwanda and former President of Ibuka France
  • Freddy Mutanguha (Rwanda), Survivor and Executive Director of the genocide prevention NGO Aegis Trust
  • Tali Nates (South-Africa), Director of the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre
  • François Xavier Ngarambe, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Rwanda to France, Permanente Delegate of Rwanda to UNESCO
  • Paul Rutayisire (Rwanda), Historian of Rwanda, National University of Rwanda
  • Alice Wairimu Nderitu, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Simultaneous interpretation available in English and French.

Follow the Live Stream on YouTube here.

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