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The Forgotten Genocides: Colloquium on Genocides, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

February 22, 2013 —

WHAT

The Forgotten Genocides: Colloquium on Genocides, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

WHEN

Friday, March 1, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE

Georgetown University Law Center
McDonough Hall, Room 203
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

SCHEDULE

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks and Introduction 

9:15 – 11:00 a.m.
Panel 1: The Politics of Genocides: Early Warning Signs Leading to Genocide and the Challenges of Preventing It

Srdjan Darmanovic, Ambassador of Montenegro to the United States
James Kimonyo, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda to the United States

11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Panel 2: The Stories from Genocides: A Multi-Culture and Multi-Ethnic Problem

Niemath Ahmadi, Director of Global Partnerships, United to End Genocide
Jacqueline Birn, Jewish Holocaust Survivor
Kanayo K. Odeluga, Biafran Genocide Survivor
Tung Yap, President, Cambodian Americans for Human Rights and Democracy; Cambodian Genocide Survivor

2:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Panel 3: The Justice After Genocides: A Technical Look at Prevention and Restorative Action

Gregg Bloche, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
John Bradshaw, Executive Director, Enough Project
Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe, Professor, Universidade de Fortaleza (Brazil)
Gregory Stanton, President, Genocide Watch

3:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks 

NOTE

The participants will discuss early warning signals of genocide and mass atrocities, share experiences and explore ways to ameliorate the adverse impact of such crimes.

This event is sponsored by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Human Rights Action at Georgetown Law.

Media interested in attending should email mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu.

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