Peace education

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 […]

April 22nd, 2013|Documentation, Peace education|0 Comments

Rwanda’s 19th genocide commemoration: Peace-building education to be expanded from Kigali Genocide Memorial

Following the lighting of the flame, President Kagame visited a new ‘Peace room’ at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, where students including the children of survivors and perpetrators take part in peace-building education. There he viewed a mobile exhibition created by the Aegis Trust to take this education programme into Rwanda’s rural communities.

 

“Remembrance of the genocide […]

April 7th, 2013|Memorial, Peace education|0 Comments

Making a Season of Peace

In this video, young Rwandans talk about the value of taking part – for them and their community.“It is now 18 years after the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Nearly half the country are under 15 and too young to remember directly, but they are surrounded by the fall-out of genocide’s toxic legacy,” says Dr James […]

December 7th, 2012|Peace education|0 Comments

Peace-building in Rwanda: Freddy Mutanguha speaks in the UK

8 July 2012 – Genocide survivor and Director of Aegis in Rwanda, Freddy Mutanguha, has just completed a speaking tour in the UK about the Aegis Trust’s Kigali-based Peace-building Education Programme.

Almost half of Rwanda’s population today is too young to remember the genocide 18 years ago – but how the country handles that legacy in […]

July 8th, 2012|Peace education|0 Comments