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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF REFLECTION ON THE 1994 GENOCIDE
AGAINST THE TUTSI IN RWANDA

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HYBRID COMMEMORATION

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Watch at http://webtv.un.org/

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, Palais des Nations, Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room (Room XX) from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

Introduction by the Master of Ceremonies, Ms. Alessandra Vellucci, Director, United Nations Information Service

Lighting of candles

Observance of a minute of silence

Message of Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, read by Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, followed by the Director-General’s remarks

Remarks by Ms. Ghada Waly, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna and Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Remarks by Mr. César Murangira, President of the Association of Genocide survivors IBUKA, Memory and Justice (Swiss section)

Testimony by Mrs. Nadia Galinier, Survivor of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

Reading of a poem by Ms. Sarah Burckhardt

Remarks by H.E. Mrs. Marie Chantal Rwakazina, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations Office and other international organizations at Geneva

End of the ceremony