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Rwanda Peace Partnership launched at the Kigali Genocide Memorial

The Aegis Trust, Interpeace and Never Again Rwanda today came together at the Kigali Genocide Memorial to launch the Rwanda Peace Partnership. Supported by Sida, Sweden’s Government Agency for Development Cooperation, this collaborative framework will help deliver complementary programmes for a peaceful, cohesive and inclusive Rwandan society. The launch of this unique partnership was themed under [...]

2022-09-30T23:07:31+01:00September 30th, 2022|Peace education|0 Comments

Genocide denial: discover how to recognise and respond to this rising threat

On Wednesday June 30th, join Dr Catherine Gilbert (Newcastle University) and Dr Caroline Williamson Sinalo (University College, Cork) as they moderate a panel discussion bringing together experts who can help us learn how to recognise and respond to this rising threat: www.bit.ly/GenocideDenial The panel will include Rwandan and international experts from academia and civil society [...]

Watch this powerful message from Jeff Koinange – and join the KGM team LIVE this Sunday

https://youtu.be/gAsjgVPT4Vg Watch this powerful message from Jeff Koinange - and join the KGM team LIVE this Sunday Get tickets NOW for Sunday’s webcast - you'll experience an Aegis workshop on forgiveness which has seen participants in conflict zones lay down weapons and give up plans for revenge: CLICK HERE to register now for Sunday [...]

2020-09-17T15:24:43+01:00September 17th, 2020|Peace education|0 Comments

From Hate to Humanity: September webcast series

If people can reconcile after genocide, they can reconcile after anything. That's the hope born from Rwanda. In 'From Hate to Humanity', a live three-part webcast series this September, the Aegis Trust and Kigali Genocide Memorial will unpack how that hope is becoming a reality, not only in Rwanda, but way beyond its borders. BOOK TICKETS [...]

2020-08-28T08:22:52+01:00August 28th, 2020|Peace education, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Online peace education platform launched in Rwanda

An innovative new online peace education platform is set to be launched in Rwanda today. The Aegis Trust and the Rwanda Education Board will officially launch the Ubumuntu Digital Platform - www.ubumuntu.rw - at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Peace School, 3:00pm local time this afternoon. Developed by Aegis to support delivery and expansion of its [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:26+00:00July 25th, 2019|Peace education|0 Comments

Aegis Trust to partner with Civility Experts Worldwide

The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce a global partnership with Civility Experts Worldwide. This partnership will draw upon the peace and values curricula and educational expertise that Aegis has developed and will be used in a new program called Leading with Humanity, developed by Civility Experts Inc. Civility Experts Worldwide is led by CEO Lew [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:26+00:00February 7th, 2019|Peace education|0 Comments

Swedish pride in peacebuilding success

Ambassador Helena Rietz, now Head of the Africa Department at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign affairs, today expressed Stockholm’s pride in the Aegis Trust’s peacebuilding education work in Rwanda - for which the Swedish Government has provided significant support.  Ambassador Rietz was visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda for the second time. Having previously [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:27+00:00November 19th, 2018|Memorial, Peace education, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments

Aegis launches exhibition with UNITAR in Geneva

At the Palais des Nations, the UN’s Geneva headquarters, the Aegis Trust yesterday launched a new exhibition in partnership with UNITAR, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. Titled ‘Education for Peace: Preventing Genocide at its roots’, the exhibition considers how humanity can be eroded in a society to the point of mass atrocities. [...]

2018-09-25T12:07:12+01:00September 25th, 2018|Peace education, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments

Aegis Trust Receives the Raphael Lemkin International Award

On 13th April 2018, Aegis Trust was honoured to receive the second edition of the Raphael Lemkin International Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to fighting genocide and other mass atrocities, in particular by educating the young generation in Rwanda through its Education for Sustainable Peace in Rwanda programme, and commemorating and honouring the victims [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:27+00:00April 16th, 2018|Peace education, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments

Aegis equips Rwandan teachers to be local peace ambassadors

Teachers of Umubano Primary School in Rwanda have acquired skills and knowledge on peace and values in training organised by Aegis Trust to help them in delivering the new competence-based curriculum. Held at the Kigali Peace School during the week commencing 15 January, the three-day training programme introduced participants to the history of Rwanda, steps [...]

2018-06-04T23:18:44+01:00January 20th, 2018|Peace education|0 Comments