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
Promoting human rights mechanisms to prevent mass atrocities: reflections, challenges, and ways forward
Posted 1/13/21, 9:51 AM
Mass atrocities rarely happen suddenly: they evolve and develop over time. What are some of the good practices and experiences from national...
Posted 1/6/21, 11:13 AM
On 16 November 2020, GAAMAC’s diverse community gathered online to officially mark the handover of GAAMAC’s chair from Mô...
GAAMAC Chair statement on the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
Posted 12/9/20, 8:52 AM
I am honoured to join, on behalf of GAAMAC, all those who raise their voice today to commemorate and pay tribute to the victims and...
Latest at GAAMAC
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