International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda

April 7th is the United Nations’ International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, which marks the start date of the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Every year around that date the United Nations holds commemorative events at United Nations offices around the world.

 

  • For information on this year’s events: click
    here

  • Background information on the Rwanda’s history and the genocide in 1994: click here 

  • Information on the Outreach Programme on the Rwanda Genocide and the United Nations: click here

  • Other educational materials on the genocide and its impact: click here

 

Source: Annual Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda – Outreach Programme on the Rwanda Genocide and the United Nations

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