We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
We are Building a World that Prevents Genocide and other Mass Atrocities
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AIPR Launches Booklet on National Mechanisms for Prevention

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – On June 9, 2015, AIPR launched the first edition of our National Mechanisms for the Prevention of Genocide and other Atrocity Crimes Booklet. Hosted by White & Case, LLP, the event featured remarks by Davide Zaru, Political Officer, UN Office of the Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect, Owen Pell, Partner, White & Case, LLP, Dr. James Waller, …

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AIPR Co-Organizes Latin American Lemkin Seminar and Focal Points Meeting

SANTIAGO, CHILE – From May 25-28, 2015, the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, the Human Rights Directorate of Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Stanley Foundation co-organized the Latin American edition of the Raphael Lemkin Seminar for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention. The Latin American edition of our Lemkin Seminar is intended for public officials from member countries of the Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity …

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Profiles in Prevention

Every month, the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation profiles an individual who emerged from our Raphael Lemkin Seminar with a personal commitment to prevent genocide and other mass atrocities. These role models are driven to make and shape policy at home and abroad around effective and sustainable prevention.

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Lina Zedriga Waru Abuku

Lina Zedriga, Secretary of Uganda’s National Committee for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and All Forms of Discrimination, attended the 2014 Raphael Lemkin Seminar, Global Edition.

A former Magistrate, Ms. Zedriga is now a full-time activist working to end social exclusion and all forms of discrimination against vulnerable groups, especially women. Lina is also a practicing attorney, educator of trainers on alternative …

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Dr. Seree Nonthasoot

Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, the Representative of Thailand to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), attended the 2013 Raphael Lemkin Seminar, Global Edition.

Why are you so dedicated to the field of genocide and mass atrocity prevention?

Acts of genocide and mass atrocity led to the establishment of the United Nations and the UN Genocide Convention. This convention is one of the first humanitarian and human rights instruments—its adoption predates …

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Maite Schmitz

Maite Schmitz is the Deputy Head of the United Nations Division at the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations. She participated in our 2009 Global Lemkin Seminar in Poland.

Why are you dedicated to the field of genocide and mass atrocity prevention?

It’s not easy to explain what drives someone to a specific field of research or work. I believe that my passion for international law and human rights started …

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Yudith Rolon

Yudith Rolon is General Director in the Directorate of Truth, Justice and Reparation of the Office of the Ombudsman, Paraguay, and Focal Point in the Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention…

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Noel Kilomba

Noel Kilomba is a current member of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Constitutional Court—the highest constitutional authority in the DRC. Prior to his appointment to court, he was Coordinator of DRC National Committee…

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Lucas Kusima

Lucas Kusima is a member of the Tanzanian National Committee for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and All Forms of Discrimination.

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Mariana Salazar Albornoz

Mariana Salazar Albornoz is Director for International Humanitarian Law in the Legal Advisory of Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Miraji Magai

Miraji Magai attended our December 2013 Lemkin Seminar and serves as Secretary of Tanzania’s National Committee on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide…

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Grata Endah Werdaningtyas

Grata Endah Werdaningtyas is Deputy Director for the Rights of Vulnerable Groups at the Directorate of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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David Schwake

David Schwake, the German Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan, attended our first Raphael Lemkin Seminar in May 2008. At the time, Ambassador Schwake worked in the Diplomatic Training Department of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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