International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime observed on 9 December

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this crime observed on the 9th of December.
Arjun Manjunadha

Updated: Dec 16,2019 03:59:38 pm

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime observed on 9 December

10 December 2019 Current Affairs:

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this crime observed on the 9th of December. The adoption of the 1948 Convention. This year marked the 70th anniversary of the Convention.

Significance of the day

 To raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide as defined in the Convention and to commemorate and honor its victims.

What is the Prevention of Genocide?

Genocide and genocidal are more important for Genocide and related atrocities tend to occur in societies with diverse national, racial, ethnic, or religious groups that are locked in identity-related conflicts. It is simply differences in identity, whether real or perceived, that generate conflict, but the implication of those differences in terms of access to power and wealth, services and resources, employment, development opportunities, citizenship, and the enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms.

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