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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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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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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.


Online

Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) Executive Director Kyle Matthews will interview Kenneth Roth, Executive Director at Human Rights Watch.

Covered Topics :

  • Global overview of the state of human rights
  • Promoting human rights in the foreign policy of states
  • The impact of climate change on human rights
  • Human rights in the post-Covid pandemic economic recovery

Discussion will be in English.

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