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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Posted 2/24/21, 8:25 AM
GAAMAC joins global voices in mourning the passing of Edward C. Luck on 16 February 2021. A renowned scholar and leading expert in human...
Posted 2/17/21, 2:37 PM
On 10 February 2021, the Human Rights Council convened a one-day intersessional meeting on the “prevention of genocide” in Geneva...
Posted 1/21/21, 10:54 AM
GAAMAC’s three Regional Initiatives remained very active in 2020. The regional working groups which emerged organically during past...
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GAAMAC is excited to announce the launch of its new resource library!
This tool is meant to catalogue atrocity prevention related reference documents, videos, toolkits and manuals, reports, statements and more. You can filter according to topic, resource type, location or institution type.
In the context of the COVID-19 crisis, GAAMAC is launching a series of conversations on the parallels between public health and atrocity prevention.
The conversations take place between Mô Bleeker, GAAMAC chair and Dr Jennifer Leaning, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and GAAMAC Steering Group member.
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.
GAAMAC III - Third Global Meeting
was held in Kampala, Uganda in May 2018
GAAMAC III Outcome Document