Our starting-point

Remembering the Holocaust and responding to Kosovo led two brothers to launch the Aegis Trust in 2000. Find out what convinced them that genocide is preventable.

HOW WE BEGAN

Where we work

Aegis works where people are at risk of mass atrocities, or still confronting a legacy of genocide, or both. We also work where decision-makers have global reach.

INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE

Impact

Community and faith leaders in at-risk regions are asking us to help them prevent mass atrocities. Here are some of the reasons they believe Aegis has essential expertise.

MAKING CHANGE

Partnerships

We depend on our partnerships with change-making organisations, governments, fellow non-profits, and people of vision everywhere to accomplish our mission.

WHO WE WORK WITH

Public figures

Former US President Bill Clinton, seen here at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, is among the leaders who have endorsed and supported the work of the Aegis Trust.

HIGH PROFILE SUPPORT

Meet the team

The Aegis Trust’s experienced and dedicated staff are committed to building strong, united communities free from the risk of mass atrocities.

MEET THEM HERE

“People such as myself really appreciate what Aegis Trust has done by giving us a voice, and helping teach everybody else, using our experiences.”

Natasha Uwimanzi
Survivor of the Genocide against the Tutsi

Reports

Looking for recent reports, financial information, policy papers or downloadable resources from the Aegis Trust? You’ll find them here.

AEGIS DOCUMENTS

FAQs

What does ‘Aegis’ mean? How is the Aegis Trust funded? What are Aegis’ plans for the future? For these and other frequently asked questions, you can find the answers here.

QUESTIONS ANSWERED

How you can help

Whether you’d like to fundraise for Aegis, invest in our social enterprises or visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda, there are loads of ways you can support our work.

GET INVOLVED