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As part of the implementation of the United Nations Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate speech, UNESCO and the UN Office on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect will convene the "Global Multi-stakeholder Forum on addressing hate speech through education" on 30 September and 1 October 2021. The Forum will serve to provide inputs for the upcoming "Global Education Ministers Conference on addressing hate speech through education" due to take place on 26 October 2021. 

On Friday 1 October at 1:30PM (UTC +1), GAAMAC Chair Judge Silvia Fernandez will take part to the panel: "From hate speech to genocide: what is the role of education in the prevention of atrocity crimes?"

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The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University will award GAAMAC Chair, Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, with the 2020 Inamori Ethics Prize. The Prize honors outstanding international leaders whoseactions and influences have greatly improved the conditions of humankind.

On 23 September at 12:45 PM EDT, Judge Fernández will take part in a panel discussion, along with Prof. Michael Scharf and Prof. Jessica Wolfendale, with Prof. Shannon E. French moderating.

On 24 September at 6PM EDT, Judge Fernández will receive the Prize and give her Recipient Lecture.

Both events will be livestreamed. Details and registration here.


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This event is organized by Alliance for Peacebuilding's Digital Peacebuilding Community of Practice. Creative Development Lab at Creative Associates International will present on its work on disinformation prevention and detection across West Africa, its findings from focus groups of practitioners, and its new approach to disinformation programming. 

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This two day conference (September 20-21) convenes legal, gender, and genocide experts from around the world to discuss the four recent and/or ongoing asserted genocides of the Uyghurs, Rohingya, Yazidis, and Tigrayans. Our panels of experts will examine State responses to genocide, challenges to justice for gendered crimes during conflict or genocide, and how the crime of genocide itself is gendered.

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The conversation will focus on survivor voices and dignified storytelling. Panelists will discuss their survivor-led advocacy projects. Each panelist will provide recommendations on how to center survivor voices in genocide remembrance. The session will conclude with a round table discussion informed by our moderator, Tabitha Mpamira, and audience questions.

Panelists: Vian Darwish, Dr. Rozhen Kamal, Stephanie Yousif

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