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March 8 Roundtable at USC Highlights Women’s Responses to Mass ViolenceIn honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2012, the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Institute is partnering with The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme to hold a roundtable discussion, “Strength Through Adversity: Women and Mass Violence”, in Los Angeles.
united nations, un, holocaust memorial day / Monday, March 5, 2012
USC Shoah Foundation founder Steven Spielberg will deliver the keynote address at the UN’s Holocaust Memorial Ceremony on the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust on Jan. 27.
Steven Spielberg, un, united nations, holocaust memorial day, New York City, Schindler's List / Wednesday, January 8, 2014
A five-part exhibit of testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive will be on display at world UNESCO headquarters in Paris to commemorate International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust on Jan. 27.
unesco, united nations, Paris, amy carnes, visual history archive, testimony, holocaust memorial day / Monday, January 13, 2014
Andi Gitow, Executive Producer at United Nations News and Media Division, Begins Four-Month Sabbatical as Visiting Scholar
Gitow will consult on a variety of topics and initiate collaborations between the Shoah Foundation and the UN.
united nations, testimony, rwanda, cambodia, visiting scholar / Thursday, January 16, 2014
Steven Spielberg, founder of the USC Shoah Foundation, said it is vital for genocides to be remembered through eyewitness testimony in his keynote address this morning at the United Nations’ International Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony.
Steven Spielberg, united nations, international holocaust remembrance day / Monday, January 27, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation and its colleagues at the United Nations came together to host a panel discussion at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict today in London, joining leaders and advocates from around the world to raise awareness of sexual violence in conflict zones and wartime.
united nations, Stephen Smith, karen jungblut, andi gitow / Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The Rwandan Tutsi Genocide committee at the first Trojan Model UN utilized testimony from the Visual History Archive in order to give the delegates real-life scenarios they couldn’t get anywhere else.
united nations, usc, rwanda / Monday, November 3, 2014
Today Marks International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
The resolution was led by the Mission of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations and had the support of over 80 member countries.
united nations, david strick, Dario Gabbai, edith umugiraneza, yevnigue salibian, sala pol-lim, aracely garrido / Tuesday, December 8, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith will participate in a panel discussion Friday at a special event at the United Nations marking the 70th anniversary of the adoption of international laws to prevent genocide and punish its perpetrators.
united nations, Genocide Convention, DiT, crimes against humanity / Wednesday, December 5, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith delivered remarks Friday at a special event at the United Nations marking the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the international law that defined genocide and held perpetrators accountable. The observance also featured a demonstration of the Institute’s Dimensions in Testimony interactive biographies that enable people to ask questions and instantly receive pre-recorded responses from Holocaust survivors.
united nations, Genocide Convention, Pinchas Gutter, Stephen Smith / Friday, December 7, 2018