Lessons from Rwanda
The "Lessons from Rwanda" exhibit is a production of Aegis Trust for genocide prevention (UK Registered Charity 1082856), in partnership with the United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI).
The exhibit forms part of The Outreach Programme on the Rwanda Genocide and the United Nations established by UNDPI in accordance with the mandate provided by General Assembly resolution 60/225 of 23 December 2005. The programme's mandate was extended in December 2007 (A/RES/62/96), 2009 (A/RES/64/226), 2011 (A/RES/66/228), and 2013 (A/RES/68/129).
The exhibit presents an account of the events taking place before, during and after the genocide. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the lessons to be learnt from those events, the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and other judicial mechanisms in ending impunity and the lasting impact of genocide on survivors.
The exhibit - which is available in English, French, Spanish and Kinyarwanda - was launched at UN Headquarters in New York on 30 April 2007 and has since been displayed in Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Colombia, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, the Netherlands, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, Tanzania, the United States and Zambia. The exhibit has been shown at schools and prisons throughout Rwanda, and in 2013 was hosted by a number of public high schools in New York City.
To enquire about hosting the exhibit, please contact us using the online form.