April marks the 19th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. — What is the UN doing to prevent such tragedies in the future? What is the role of the international community, and of individual countries, in the prevention of genocide? What difference can individuals, NGOs, the media make?

Adama Dieng, the UN Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide took questions via our social media platforms.  See his answers to the following questions in this video:

  • What can States do to prevent genocide? — Gregor Hofmann, Germany (via Twitter)
  • What measures can the UN adopt to save the world from the scourge of genocide? — Ajebe Akame Gilbert, Cameroon (via Facebook)
  • In a field of too often bad news, what are some positive examples in your experience preventing genocide? – Daniel P. Sullivan, USA (via Twitter)
  • What is the UN doing to stop the killing in Syria? — Zara Sari, Algeria (via Facebook)

There is a separate short video in French, with just one question:

  • Que fait l’ONU pour mettre fin à la violence en Syrie? — Zara Sari, Algerie (via Facebook)

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