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Focus Group Discussion on Early Warning and Effective Response for the Prevention of Mass Atrocities in Uganda
Originally posted on Centre for Governance, Peace, and Security:
On August 29th, 2014, GAPS – Centre for Governance Peace and Security with support from George Mason University’s Genocide Prevention Program (GPP) facilitated a focus group discussion bringing together stakeholders and actors that work on Early Warning and Effective Response (EWER) at all levels in Uganda, to share lessons learned and explore methods to coordinate efforts on EWER for the prevention of mass atrocities. Participants included representatives from the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Conflict Early Warning and Effective Response Unit (CEWERU) for the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region’s (ICGLR) Uganda National Committee for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (UNCP-GMA), the ICGLR’s Regional Training Facility on Sexual and Gender Based Violence, and more than nine civil society representatives including ACTED, Center for Conflict Resolution, African Youth Initiative Network, International Alert, ICC Outreach Office, Hurinet-U, USAID-GEF, SaferWorld, and Action…
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