6th International Expert Meeting on Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity
14-16 April 2014, Kigali, Rwanda
This meeting is hosted and supported by the Rwandan national police in the year 2014 when the world commemorates the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda.
The aim of the conference is to enhance the cooperation and the exchange of information in the investigation and prosecution of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Discussions will be centred around the theme “Closing the impunity gap”. Experts from INTERPOL member countries, international organizations, civil society organizations, academia and the media will meet to share experience, knowledge and contacts with a view to enhancing operational cooperation and building partnerships.
Participants will present and discuss the latest developments in various countries and organizations concerning fact finding, investigations, prosecutions, training, best practices, capacity building and measures to combat impunity with regard to the most serious international crimes, or to prevent them.
This conference is part of INTERPOL’s ongoing support in developing global expertise in the area of the investigation of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. At the close of the meeting, participants will adopt a set of recommendations for improving the global response to genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.