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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

Torch for Peace returns to Kenya High Commission after 1,000km relay

Following Sunday’s conclusion of the ten-day 2016 Kenya Peace Torch Relay around the UK (www.run4peace.co.uk), Adam Holland – the only athlete to run all 1000km, accompanied for 10k segments by members of the public – yesterday returned the torch to H.E. Lazarus Amayo, Kenya’s High Commissioner in London. Backed by sponsors including Up & Running and [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00November 1st, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

Runner to pass 500-mile mark in Bristol tomorrow on Aegis’ nationwide Kenya Peace Torch Relay

Departing 7.00am from Pure Gym on Leander Way in Bristol tomorrow, ultra-runner Adam Holland will pass the 500-mile mark on the ten-day, 1,000km Kenya Peace Torch Relay having completed 800km (497 miles) by tonight. Members of the public are joining Adam for 10km segments of the relay, signing up via www.run4peace.co.uk/join. Adam is the only [...]

2016-10-28T12:27:30+01:00October 28th, 2016|Outreach, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Adam Holland to be sole athlete completing 1,000km Run4Peace 2016

Adam Holland is now set to be the sole ultra-runner completing a gruelling 100km each day for ten days on the Aegis Trust’s Run4Peace 2016 - a torch relay with a hundred 10km segments open to the public, passing through some of the UK’s biggest  cities at the end of October to raise funds for [...]

2016-10-04T11:58:16+01:00October 4th, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

UK record-breakers urge runners to join them for nationwide peace torch relay

https://youtu.be/2JaAbK1rofY In a 30-second video featuring Kenyan running legend Wilson Kipsang – who smashed the Marathon World Record at Berlin in 2013 – record-breaking ultra runners Adam Holland and Rob Young urge people everywhere to join them for next month’s nationwide Run4Peace 2016 (http://www.run4peace.co.uk), a torch relay which will cover 1,000km in just ten days (ten [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00September 20th, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

Aegis regional director receives peace award in the Hague

https://youtu.be/wQ6TTQP0IPc The Aegis Trust’s Regional Director in East Africa, Freddy Mutanguha, was honoured in the Hague on Monday at the inauguration of the Peace, Justice and Security Foundation, which aims to stimulate and support more inclusive public and institutional dialogue on these issues. At the gala, Mr Mutanguha was presented with the inaugural Peace, [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00September 7th, 2016|Outreach, Peace education, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments

Record-breakers urge UK runners to sign up for Kenya Peace Torch Relay

Record-breaking distance runners Wilson Kipsang, Rob Young (Marathon Man UK) and Adam Holland have united to encourage runners across the UK to join Young and Holland for the 2016 Kenya Peace Torch Relay (21-30 October 2016: run4peace.co.uk). They were pictured at Tower Bridge with the relay torch, which began its journey in Kenya’s North Rift Valley [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00April 26th, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

How lessons from Rwanda are saving lives in South Sudan

During a recent visit to the UK to speak at a conference in London, Nicholas Aru Maan – co-founder of the South Sudan Youth, Peace and Development Organisation (SSYPADO) paid a visit to the UK’s National Holocaust Centre, birthplace of the Aegis Trust, and gave an on-camera interview about the life-saving impact of partnership [...]

Aegis signs memorandum of understanding with United Religions Initiative

Motivated by a shared commitment to promote a culture of peace and the prevention of religious strife and other forms of division which lead to conflict and genocide, on 11 March 2016 the Aegis Trust and United Religions Initiative-Africa concluded agreement to establish an African Peace School; to work together on the prevention of genocide [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:29+00:00March 21st, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments