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


Location: C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies


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 Gonza
Visiting Professor
Notre Dame Law School


Ernesto Verdeja
Associate Professor of Political Science
and Peace Studies


Jennifer Mason McAward
Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights

Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Genocide