International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

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2020 Date7 April 2020
2021 Date7 April 2021
International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda History

The International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda was announced by the United General Assembly in 2003. The Holiday is observed every year on April 7th, the date where the genocide against members of the Tutsi began. For approximately 100 days, over 800,000 Tutsi were assassinated. UNESCO aims to educate the world population regarding genocides and the consequences of the crime.

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda - References and Related Sites

en.unesco.org: International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
www.un.org: United Nations General Assembly Designation

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