Genocide Memorial Day takes place on the third Sunday of every January to remember the perpetration of genocides and genocidal acts.
The details of the next London, UK event are:
Date: Sunday, 18 January
Venue: University College London, Cruciform Lecture Theatre, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Time: 12pm - 4pm
GMD also takes place through the Decoloniality Network in Amsterdam (click here) and Paris, as well as other cities world-wide. This year it will be taking place in Jerusalem as well!
You can watch the trailer for this year here. Please share this video with your friends and colleagues.
Here is a documentary about a fifteen year old winner of the poetry competition in 2012, Frano Vainio-Doiseul, who went to Bosnia to see the impact of the Bosnian genocide. Watch the video 'Visiting the Genocide' about this boy's journey. Click here for details of this year's poetry competition. Click here for a 60 second video clip to show students/to use in assemblies
If you are based outside London or the UK, you can watch the event live on-line on www.ihrc.tv.