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
20 Mar 2020 | Church Center of the United Nations, New York
6th Lemkin Reunion: Values in Retreat? Is the Resurgence of “Transactional” Foreign Policy Hindering the Prevention of Mass Atrocities and the Promotion of the Rule of Law?
23-24 Apr 2020 | Shattuck Center, School for Public Policy, Central European University Budapest
8-10 Jul 2020 | Bangkok, Thailand
A time for a welcomed leadership: The United Nations Secretary-General’s Appeal for Global Ceasefire
Posted 4/3/20, 8:27 AM
GAAMAC Chair Statement Global Action Against Mass Atrocities (GAAMAC) fully supports the United Nations Secretary-General’s...
Posted 4/2/20, 3:36 PM
Thirteen EU members including GAAMAC Steering Group member Denmark and GAAMAC partner the Netherlands have expressed deep concern about...
Posted 3/20/20, 2:43 PM
GAAMAC Chair Statement on COVID-19 The COVID-19 global pandemic is affecting millions of people and communities around the world. GAAMAC...
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