The Parliamentary Network on the World Bank (PNoWB) invited the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Other Crimes Against Humanity (the Group) to represent Canada in their upcoming field visit program to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The delegation was headed by a parliamentarian from Cameroon and consisted […]
The Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda to Canada and HUMURA (a survivor’s network in Ottawa) invited the Chair, Mr. Paul Dewar to speak at a memorial of the fifteen anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. Mr. Dewar reflected on the tragedy of Rwanda and the lack of political will to intervene. He affirmed the […]
The office of the Chair met with representatives from about fifteen non-governmental organizations to discuss an event regarding the use of sexual violence against women in war. The representatives gave constructive feedback, contact points and speaker suggestions and have since continued working with the Group to organize the event.
Development and Peace met with the Genocide Prevention Group to hold a seminar on the theme of “International Justice and the Genocide in Rwanda: Initial Assessment”.
Although slightly delayed due to “political crises”, a new executive of the Canadian All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity (the Group) was elected. At this meeting, the Group’s membership prioritized Darfur, DRC, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Iran (Baha’i) and Iran-Israel, as areas for concern and the use of sexual violence […]