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19th Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide

Rwanda memorial commemorationThe speakers and the audience observe a minute of silence.

The President of the General Assembly, the Secretary-General, and Rwanda's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

The President of the General Assembly, the Secretary-General, and Rwanda's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

Rwandan singer Sabrina Iyadede and her band perform three songs at the end of the ceremony. Rwandan singer Sabrina Iyadede and her band perform three songs at the end of the ceremony.

Rwandan student Jessica Gatoni reading her poetry.Rwandan student Jessica Gatoni reading her poetry.

15 April 2013

A memorial ceremony, organized in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Rwanda to the United Nations, was held on Monday, 15 April 2013 at UN Headquarters inNew York.

Invitation to the memorial ceremony PDF

Programme PDF

Webcast video

Photos

9 April 2013

A special event, organized with support from UN Women, featuring a short film about a widows' association in Rwanda called "Duhozanye: A community of resilience, dignity and hope" was held at United Nations Headquarters on 9 April. More information can be found at www.duhozanye.com

Programme PDF

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Around the World

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