Aegis launches Research, Policy & Higher Education programme in Kigali

The Aegis Trust today launched its newly created Research, Policy & Higher Education Department (RPHE) at Lemigo Hotel, Kigali. The RPHE is supported by the UK’s Department for International Development under the Genocide, Research and Reconciliation Programme. The goal of the department is to inform policy and practice on peacebuilding and genocide prevention in Rwanda [...]

Aegis funds 12 peacebuilding studies by Rwandan researchers

The Aegis Trust has announced the selection of twelve research proposals to receive funding as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) programme, supported by the UK’s Department for International Development. A selection panel comprising academics from the UK and Rwanda chose from a competitive field of 171 research proposals responding to the [...]

2015-10-02T07:16:30+01:00March 12th, 2015|Documentation, Peace education|0 Comments

Call for Proposals by Rwandan Researchers

14 Jan 2015 - The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce a call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its new programme on Research, Higher Education and Policy, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DfID). The deadline for research proposals is 6 February 2015 and proposals should be no longer than [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:31+00:00January 14th, 2015|Documentation, Peace education, Students|0 Comments

Belgian Deputy PM visits Kigali Genocide Memorial, notes potential for partnership

Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, together with Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo, yesterday concluded two days in Rwanda with a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial. During a tour of the Genocide Archive Rwanda at the Memorial with Yves Kamuronsi, the Aegis Trust’s Deputy Director in Rwanda, Reynders viewed [...]

CNLG and Aegis Trust announce plan to preserve Gacaca Archives: World’s largest collection on transitional justice

At a high level consultation in Kigali, Rwanda’s National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) in partnership with Aegis Trust today unveiled a plan to preserve, digitise and make accessible the documents and audiovisual files created through the Gacaca Courts – including 8,000 recordings and an incredible sixty million pages of documentation. The plan [...]

2015-10-02T07:17:53+01:00December 11th, 2014|Documentation|0 Comments

USC Shoah Foundation integrates Rwandan genocide testimonies secured by Aegis

19 April 2013 – Aegis’ American partner the USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education – has added a collection of testimonies of survivors and rescuers from the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi genocide to its Visual History Archive. Holding over 52,000 filmed Holocaust survivor testimonies, this marks its first integration of testimonies [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:32+00:00April 22nd, 2013|Documentation, Peace education|0 Comments