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
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14-16 Nov 2019 | Dhaka, Bangladesh
26 Nov-6 Dec 2019 | Accra, Ghana
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Latest at GAAMAC
GAAMAC is mentioned in two reports recently released by the United Nations Secretary-General
During the UN General Assembly discussion on the report on "Responsibility to Protect: Lessons Learned for Prevention" (A/73/898) in New York in June, Switzerland spoke about the importance of GAAMAC’s mandate.
The Africa Working Group’s “Manual on Best Practices for the Establishment and Management of National Mechanisms for Genocide and Mass Atrocities Prevention” is online!
This first regional product from the Africa Working Group is the result of an initiative originating from the global meeting GAAMAC II. It aims to share lessons learned and good practices in the establishment and management of national mechanisms to strengthen atrocity prevention, drawn from existing experiences in African countries.
The Manual is available in English and in French on the website.
GAAMAC III - Third Global Meeting
was held in Kampala, Uganda in May 2018
GAAMAC III Outcome Document