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 7/28/20, 2:13 PM
On 17 July 2020, the Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted a resolution on the “Fifteenth anniversary of the responsibility to protect...
Posted 7/10/20, 9:10 AM
GAAMAC partner Rights for Peace is organising a series of online workshops to provide training for local activists in analysing incidents...
Posted 7/2/20, 4:15 PM
The Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities is now recruiting for the inaugural offering of its...
Latest at GAAMAC
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.
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