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
Video Series: Prevention
One of the important topics discussed during the third global meeting of GAAMAC was addressing the root causes of atrocities.
14 May 2019 | New York, USA
10 Jun 2019 | Leeds, United Kingdom
14-19 Aug 2019 | Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Interview with recently appointed United Nations Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Ms. Karen Smith
Posted 4/9/19, 2:08 PM
Ms. Karen Smith was appointed as United Nations Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) on 7 January 2019. She is also a...
Posted 4/9/19, 1:42 PM
The Youth Association for Development, a GAAMAC’s partner based in Pakistan, recently released a research report as part of its Women,...
Civil Society and Inclusive Peace. Key insights and lessons from a global consultation convened on Peace Insight
Posted 3/27/19, 2:57 PM
Peace Direct teamed up with the Inclusive Peace & Transition Initiative (IPTI) and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed...
Latest at GAAMAC
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.
Watch the video!
11 APR 2019 (2:00pm - 4:00pm) | Maison de la Paix, Pétale 5, Room C1, Geneva
GAAMAC Steering Group Members Host Event to Reflect upon over 70 Years of the Genocide Convention
The Permanent Missions of Argentina, Costa Rica, Denmark, Switzerland and Tanzania, the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect cordially invite you to a panel discussion entitled:
Reflecting upon over 70 years of the Genocide Convention: Challenges and ways forward in atrocity prevention
GAAMAC III - Third Global Meeting
was held in Kampala, Uganda in May 2018
GAAMAC III Outcome Document