Genocide Prevention Day

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Genocide Prevention Day in United Nations in 2021
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Dates of Genocide Prevention Day
2022 United Nations Friday, December 9thGenocide Prevention Day
2021 United Nations Thursday, December 9thGenocide Prevention Day
2020 United Nations Wednesday, December 9thGenocide Prevention Day
2019 United Nations Monday, December 9thGenocide Prevention Day
Summary
A day to raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide, as defined in the Convention, and to commemorate and honour its victims.

In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The 9th of December is the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the “Genocide Convention”).

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