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AIPR's Eugenia Carbone Participates in Carabineros Conference

SANTIAGO, CHILE – On April 8, 2014, AIPR's Director for Latin America Eugenia Carbone participated in the Prevention of Genocide and Other Mass Atrocities Conference, a one-day event organized by the Carabineros de Chile, the uniformed Chilean national police force and gendarmerie.

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Latin American Network Highlighted in Genocide Prevention Conference Report

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – The Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention is a regional mechanism that "immensely" contributes towards the prevention and punishment of atrocity crimes, according the Chair's conclusions of the International Conference on Genocide Prevention. The Chair's final report summarized the proceedings of the recent two-day conference, where representatives of 125 states, most represented at ministerial level, plus dozens of relevant regional and international organizations, as well as academics, legal experts, and representatives of civil society, gathered to set the agenda for the international community on prevention.

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AIPR Co-Organizes Inaugural Tanzania Seminar on Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – From March 19 to 21, 2014, the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation co-organized a seminar on genocide and mass atrocity prevention for twenty Tanzanian government and civil society leaders. Participants included members of the Tanzania National Committee for the Prevention of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, and all Forms of Discrimination, representatives from grassroots peace committees, and officials from the Center for Foreign Relations, among other organizations. The training was the first in a series to be co-organized by AIPR in Tanzania in 2014 and 2015 to bolster capacity building towards genocide prevention at state and community levels.

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Galis Offers Advice and Assistance at Global Action Against Mass Atrocity Crimes Meeting

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – From March 4 - 6, 2014, AIPR Executive Director Tibi Galis, Director for Latin America Eugenia Carbone, Latin America Program Coordinator Christopher Kousouros, and Associate Stephanie Alvarez attended the first international Global Action Against Mass Atrocity Crimes (GAAMAC) meeting. GAAMAC is a state-led initiative to prevent mass atrocity crimes, specifically focused on prevention at the national and regional levels. GAAMAC supports states engaged in preventing mass atrocity crimes, assists states that are considering developing preventive strategies, and serves as a platform for exchange and dissemination of learning and best practices.

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