GAAMAC is a global

inclusive state-led initiative to prevent atrocities (genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, crimes against humanity)

GAAMAC provides a platform

for exchange, dialogue, and dissemination of learning and good practice on prevention

GAAMAC supports states

to build their capacities to prevent atrocities as well as to develop and implement national preventive strategies

GAAMAC stays informed and keeps informed

by undertaking research on the latest developments in atrocity prevention from around the world, and disseminating relevant information via its website, the regular newsletter and the event platform

Video Series: Prevention

One of the important topics discussed during the third global meeting of GAAMAC was addressing the root causes of atrocities.

Upcoming Events

#RightsCity 2019

3 Jun 2019 |  Montreal, Canada

'Responsibility to Protect and Gender’ Conference

10 Jun 2019 |  Leeds, United Kingdom


Launches of the “African Union Transitional Justice Policy” and the “Study on Transitional Justice and Human and Peoples’ Rights in Africa”

Posted 5/16/19, 12:00 PM

The 64th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) was held from 24 April to 14 May 2019...

Artivism: The Atrocity Prevention Pavilion

Posted 5/3/19, 3:28 PM

The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation will be hosting a pavilion in Venice, Italy during the International Art Exhibition...

Interview with recently appointed United Nations Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Ms. Karen Smith

Posted 4/9/19, 2:08 PM

Ms. Karen Smith was appointed as United Nations Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) on 7 January 2019. She is also a...

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