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AIPR Launches Sarajevo Seminars

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA – On March 18, 2015, AIPR launched a new initiative to engage communities across Bosnia and Herzegovina—religious, governmental, academic, and civil society—and work with them towards developing a network of organizations that will educate and act in the spirit of genocide and mass atrocity prevention. The Raphael Lemkin Seminars for National Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention included a three-day seminar from March 18 – 20 for thirty-five representatives from various organizations both in and outside of Sarajevo that work on peace building, reconciliation, education, and inter-faith dialogue. A follow-up seminar was held on March 21 for fifty-one graduate and undergraduate-level students from the region.

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AIPR Statement on Argentina’s Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice

March 24th marks Argentina’s Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice. This day commemorates the period of state terrorism from 1976 to 1983—a reign of terror wrought with murders, torture and disappearances. Decades later, many still do not know the fate of their loved ones.

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R2P at 10: AIPR Participates in Global Symposium

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – Nearly ten years ago at the 2005 World Summit, 191 representatives and leaders of UN Member States met in New York and agreed upon, among other important principles, the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm. “Each individual State has the responsibility to protect its populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity,” reads Paragraph 138 of the 2005 Summit Outcome Document. “This responsibility entails the prevention of such crimes, including their incitement, through appropriate and necessary means.”

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