We must say no to hate speech and xenophobia, and reject the forces of polarization, nationalism and protectionism. Only by recognizing that we are all one human family sharing the same planet will we be able to rise to the many global challenges that confront us – from COVID-19 to climate change.
2020 Commemorations — 26th Anniversary
International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda
Please see the important note for details.
Events — New York
Around the world
Commemorative and educational activities are organized by UN information centres around the world. Please note: schedule may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Live Discussion Series
Co-organized by the UN outreach programmes on the transatlantic slave trade, the Holocaust and the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the aim of the collaborative series, launched 8 July 2020, is to develop a deeper understanding of the legacies of these painful histories – and through examining the past, consider how best to build a world that is just, where all can live in dignity and peace.