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Exactly 25 years ago, the world witnessed the tragedy of the Rwandan genocide where 800,000 people were killed in the span of only 3 months. 50 years after the establishment of the United Nations, which vowed “to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”, the international community stood quietly by and did not intervene. To help us commemorate this tragedy, H.E. Mr. Jean Pierre Karabaranga, the Rwandan Ambassador to the Netherlands, will talk about the events surrounding the genocide, post-conflict reconstruction and recovery, and his vision for a better future for the generations to come.

Detail Summary
Date 15 May 2019
Time 15:00 - 16:30
Whos in Town, Rwanda, Jean Pierre Karabaranga
Speaker:

H.E. Mr. Jean Pierre Karabaranga is the current Ambassador of Rwanda to the Netherlands

Location: Room 1.02
Amsterdam University College
Science Park 113, 1098XG Amsterdam
Convenor:  Dr. Vessela Chakarova & Deudonné Gakire