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January 2016
Newsletter


GAAMAC II Registration Extended

GAAMAC II on 2-4 February 2016 in Manila is fast approaching. The new registration deadline is now 20 January. Please take advantage of this extension to register immediately! 

Important logistical and visa information has been updated and can be found at the GAAMAC website.


Highlight from GAAMAC I

At the occasion of GAAMAC I Opening, distinguished experts - Desmond Tutu, Navi Pillay, and Gareth Evans - shared their welcome remarks to representatives from 52 states, the United Nations, regional organisations, civil society organizations, and experts in the prevention of mass atrocity crimes, who participated in the first international meeting of GAAMAC in March 2014 in Costa Rica.

More video messages, as well as recordings from GAAMAC I proceedings, are available here.


GAAMAC II Eminent Speakers

We are very pleased to announce that speakers at GAAMAC II will include: Nobel Laureate Jose Ramos-Horta, UN Under-Secretary General Adama Dieng, UN Special Rapporteur on Minorities Rita Iszak, and representatives from the International Criminal Court (ICC), UN Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR), and numerous State ministries and specialist NGOs.

Please also check out the latest draft programme. You can find updates on the workshop facilitators.


Newsroom Updates

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Calendar

Check out upcoming events and activities in our field.


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GAAMAC is a global, inclusive state-led initiative

to prevent mass atrocity crimes (genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity)

GAAMAC provides a platform

for exchange, dialogue, and dissemination of learning and good practice on prevention

GAAMAC supports states

to build their capacities to prevent mass atrocity crimes as well as to develop and implement national preventive strategies

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