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AIPR Conducts ICGLR Regional and National Committees Training

KAMPALA, UGANDA – From January 7 – 9, 2015, AIPR co-organized a convening for International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) regional and national committees devoted to genocide and atrocity crime prevention. The three-day activity gave ICGLR and state representatives a space to share best practices and learn about the latest trends in prevention. Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, the Stanley Foundation and the ICGLR Secretariat co-organized this interactive activity—AIPR’s first of 2015.

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Happy Holidays from AIPR

We’ve accomplished so much together in 2014. AIPR hosted three Raphael Lemkin Seminars for Genocide Prevention: a Global edition in November in Poland, our Latin American edition in Poland in October, and another Latin American edition in Argentina in June. Also in June, we launched a Lemkin Seminar for National Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention, an initiative to develop a highly trained network of community leaders in Bosnia-Herzegovina attuned to prevention. AIPR also participated in and co-organized an array of activities across the globe, including in Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Hungary, Mexico, Paraguay, Switzerland, Tanzania, and the United States.

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AIPR Co-Organizes Discussion with Parliamentarians on R2P Pillar Two

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – On 11 December 2014, the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, and White & Case LLP co-organized a forum for parliamentarians from governments across the globe to react to and discuss Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s 2014 report, “Fulfilling Our Collective Responsibility: International Assistance and the Responsibility to Protect.”

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