Remembering the Victims of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda


Friday, April 7, 2017, 4:30pm to 6:00pm


Land Lecture Hall (4th Floor) Kennedy School 79 John F. Kennedy Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Please join the Carr Center and a group of Rwandan students from Harvard University for a commemorative seminar in honor of the victims of the 1994 genocide of Rwandans. 

The Rwandan Student Community at Harvard University together with the Carr Center For Human Rights Policy, the Center for African Studies and the HKS Africa Caucus invite you to the 23rd commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

This commemoration event will feature a seminar discussion on crimes of genocide and how the global community can work together to prevent such atrocities from happening again in Rwanda and other countries. 


  • Mr. El Ghassim Wane - UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations

  • Mr. Michael Fairbanks - Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (worked extensively on Rwandan issues & sits on President Kagame’s advisory board)

  • Prof. Timothy McCarthy - Carr Center for Human Rights

  • Ms. Belise Rutagengwa - Survivor Rwandan Genocide & student at Tufts University

ORGANIZER(S): Harvard Kennedy School Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard University Center for African Studies