The UN Genocide Convention at 70: Historical Origins, Future Challenges

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Location: C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Genocideposter

The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, a resolution defining genocide in legal terms, was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 9, 1948. Seventy years later, what can we learn about the impact of this resolution and the challenges it now faces? Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Klau Center for a discussion featuring:

 

Alejandra

Alejandra Gonza
Visiting Professor
Notre Dame Law School


Ernesto

Ernesto Verdeja
Associate Professor of Political Science
and Peace Studies


Jen

Moderator
Jennifer Mason McAward
Director,
Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights


Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Genocide

 

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