Call for proposals on integration of gender equality in Rwandan youth initiatives

The Aegis Trust is calling for proposals on integration of gender equality in youth groups and organisations which operate in the catchment areas of its three community peace centres in Rwanda. The deadline for submissions is Friday June 16th, 2023. Full details about this call can be found below, including an outline of the support [...]

2023-05-26T15:55:49+01:00May 26th, 2023|Outreach|0 Comments

Africa Leadership Initiative Fellows train with Aegis on Peace Education

A delegation of around a hundred fellows at the prestigious Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial on 5th May to commemorate the Genocide against the Tutsi and take part in a workshop with Aegis on Peace and Values Education. Fellows at the ALI are successful business entrepreneurs and leaders within government and [...]

2023-06-07T14:49:18+01:00May 10th, 2023|Outreach|0 Comments

Aegis co-production ‘Getting Away with Murder(s)’ reaches global audience on Holocaust Memorial Day

99% of the people who committed murders in the Holocaust were never prosecuted or even questioned. Why? David Wilkinson’s critically acclaimed feature documentary ’Getting Away with Murder(s)’, a co-production with the Aegis Trust, digs deep to find the answers. Recently featured in The Times of Israel and the Jewish Chronicle, it will be broadcast on [...]

2023-01-26T13:57:59+00:00January 26th, 2023|Outreach|0 Comments

Aegis hosts ‘Talk to a Friend’ – a special event on mental health in Rwanda

Through September, the Aegis Trust marked Suicide Prevention Month in Rwanda by engaging the public in a series of social media conversations addressing mental health and suicide prevention. The legacy of the Genocide against the Tutsi remains a big factor in mental health issues in Rwanda, and addressing it has to go hand in hand [...]

2022-11-04T11:14:47+00:00November 4th, 2022|Outreach|0 Comments

Srebrenica 27: why education and the Genocide Memorial are ‘beyond crucial’

https://youtu.be/JHcsEbbXyKM   In a deeply moving interview with Aegis CEO Dr James Smith for Episode 4 of the Aegis Trust’s ‘Peace at Risk in Bosnia’ podcast (podcast.championhumanity.com) – released today on the eve of commemorations marking 27 years since the genocide at Srebrenica, with extracts in the video above – survivor Hasan Hasanović uses [...]

2022-07-08T17:51:25+01:00July 8th, 2022|Outreach|0 Comments

A partnership to make change in Zambia

The Aegis Trust, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) South Africa have partnered with the Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) to run a 3-day ‘train the trainer’ Change Makers Programme for 25 leaders and educators in Zambia. Here are videos from DAY ONE and DAY TWO of the training, which show how greatly [...]

2021-11-26T06:12:40+00:00November 25th, 2021|Outreach|0 Comments

Bosnia: 26 years after Dayton, Srebrenica Memorial Director predicts war, calls for prevention

In a powerful interview marking the 26th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords which ended the Bosnian War (see https://youtu.be/XPlGwwKfXNU), Dr Emir Suljagić – Director of the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial Centre in Bosnia Herzegovina – predicts the country’s return to war in six months if there is no international intervention to stop reestablishment of the [...]

2021-11-21T15:17:04+00:00November 21st, 2021|Outreach|0 Comments

Acclaimed Aegis co-production investigates impunity for Holocaust crimes

99% of the people who committed murders in the Holocaust were never prosecuted or even questioned. Why? Released in UK cinemas as a co-production with the Aegis Trust on the 75th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials, David Wilkinson’s feature documentary ’Getting Away with Murder(s)’ digs deep to find the answers. It’s an illuminating, absorbing, important [...]

2021-10-06T06:38:00+01:00October 5th, 2021|Outreach|0 Comments

Genocide survivors in Rwanda join 25th Srebrenica Genocide Commemoration

https://youtu.be/N-eLpOrs50M On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the genocide at Srebrenica in Bosnia, survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda are among those who have marked the occasion at the Kigali Genocide Memorial by lighting candles, observing a minute’s silence, and recording a short video message for Bosnian survivors: [...]

2020-07-10T18:46:56+01:00July 10th, 2020|Outreach|0 Comments

LIVE EVENT: join us 30 April in global vigil for peace

Join us, Thursday 30 April, as #TogetherWeRemember. At 1.00pm in Rwanda (midday London, 7.00am New York) The Kigali Genocide Memorial, the UK's National Holocaust Centre and the Aegis Trust will take part with 50 other organisations and thousands of people from 20 countries around the World in a unique 24-hour global vigil marking the end [...]

2020-04-30T09:27:58+01:00April 30th, 2020|Outreach|0 Comments