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HOW TO STOP THE KILLING

07 December, 2017 | 16:28
International Conference on the occasion of Genocide Remembrance
and Prevention Day, December 9.
69 years since the United Nations adopted the Convention for the Prevention and Repression of the Crime of Genocide, mass crimes are still reality today in the world – in BurundiBurma , Central African Republic, Iraq,Syria or Yemen. Does Europe have the will and tools at its disposal to help prevent them?

The conference will be live-streamed from Paris! Watch it on AGBU Europe’s Facebook page or on EGAM’s Facebook page on Saturday 9/12 from 2pm to 6 pm.

To attend the conference, please register: http://bit.ly/HowToStopTheKilling

The conference is organized by:
• The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Europe • The European Grassroots Anti-Racist Movement (EGAM) • The Elie Wiesel parliamentary Network for the prevention of mass crimes • The magazine Les Nouvelles d’Arménie.


PROGRAMME
PANEL 1. WHAT IS EUROPE DOING TO STOP THE KILLING?
2.00 – 3.30 pm – Moderator: Nicolas Tavitian

Frank Engel, Member of the European Parliament, President of the “Elie Wiesel Network of Parliamentarians of Europe involved to prevent genocide and mass atrocities and to fight against genocide denial”
Jack Mayerhofer, Director, Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (USA)
Dr. Cristina Stefan, lecturer in International Relations at the University of Leeds and Co-Director of the European Centre for Responsibility to Protect (ECR2P)

PANEL 2. WHERE IS ACTION NEEDED TODAY? 
Testimonies
3.30 – 5 pm Moderator: Christopher Metz

Emelyne Muhorakeye, journalist, Burundi
Delkhwaz Haciy, Director, Yazda – Global Yazidi Organization and Anais Neyrat, Yazda
Godefroy Mokamanede, Interreligious Platform, Central African Republic

PANEL 3: HOW TO PLACE “RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT” AT THE HEART OF EU POLICIES
5.00 -6.00 pm Moderator: Ara Toranian

Beate and Serge Klarsfeld, UNESCO Ambassadors for Genocide Prevention
Benjamin Abtan, Coordinator, Elie Wiesel Network of Parliamentarians of Europe involved to prevent genocide and mass atrocities and to fight against genocide denial
Nadia Gortzounian, President, Armenian General Benevolent Union – Europe

Address of the conference:
PSB Paris School of Business
59, rue Nationale, 75013, Paris


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