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AIPR Partners with the Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsman

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – As Secretariat of the Latin American Network, AIPR creates strategic institutional linkages to strengthen domestic prevention policies. Towards this end, AIPR is supporting the work of Latin American Ombudsman Offices and has developed a strategic alliance with the Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsman (FIO).

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AIPR Participates in Karski Memory and Responsibility Conference

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – On September 19, 2014, AIPR’s Executive Director Tibi Galis, Director of Policy and Planning Samantha Capicotto, and Board Member Sheri Rosenberg participated in the Jan Karski 2014 International Conference on Memory and Responsibility at Loyola University Chicago. The two-day conference centered on the legacy of Jan Karski—a Polish WWII resistance fighter who was among the first to publicly report on the destruction of Polish Jewry by the Nazi regime—and was sponsored by Loyola’s Interdisciplinary Polish Studies Program, the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, plus the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago.

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Ban Ki-moon and UN Member States Praise Latin American Network

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – On September 8, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly held its 6th annual informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) on the theme of the UN Secretary-General’s new report, “Fulfilling Our Collective Responsibility: International Assistance and the Responsibility to Protect.” The interactive dialogue and the Secretary-General report focused on the second pillar of R2P—the ways in which national, regional and international actors can assist states to protect their populations from atrocity crimes—and specifically highlighted the work of the Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention, of which AIPR serves as Secretariat.

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