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World Without Genocide works to protect innocent people around the world; prevents genocide by combating racism and prejudice; advocates for the prosecution of perpetrators; and remembers those whose lives and cultures have been destroyed by violence.

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May  2015
Events on May 5th 2015
  • [Co-sponsored event] Human Trafficking Talk
    Starts: 5:45 PM
    Ends: 6:45 PM
    Location: Carlson School of Management, Room 321, 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis
Events on May 8th 2015
  • Holocaust Day of Remembrance - 'Fred Amram Day' in St. Paul
    Starts: 12:00 PM
    Ends: 1:00 PM
    Location: Ramsey Country Courthouse, 15 West Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul
    Description: The Saint Paul Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO), in partnership with World Without Genocide, will feature Fred Amram as an honored guest in recognition of the Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Yom HaShoah.

    Fred Amram is an award-winning professor of communications, author, curator, and Holocaust survivor. He has authored books about creativity, inventors, and robotics. Fred Amram also relates stories reflecting his experiences in Nazi Germany and as a Holocaust survivor. A skilled speaker, he shares his life with feeling and insight. Fred Amram also re-counts his difficulties assimilating to the United States, and connects the common causes that modern genocides often share.

    Mayor Chris Coleman will introduce Fred Amram, and Ellen Kennedy, from World Without Genocide, will lead a question and answer session.
Events on May 13th 2015
  • Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: 9:00 PM
    Location: William Mitchell College of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104, United States
    Description: Most people are familiar with the international tribunal known as the “Nuremberg Trials,” where many Nazi perpetrators were prosecuted, and with of the trial of Adolph Eichmann in Jerusalem in 1961.

    This program looks at ten other largely-unknown trials of the Holocaust, selected from many Nazi trials that occurred over the last seven decades. Professor Michael J. Bazyler, co-author of the book The Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust and professor at Chapman University School of Law in California, will highlight how perpetrators of the Holocaust were dealt with in courtrooms around the world.

    The event is open to the public, no reservations necessary. $10 public, $5 students and seniors, free to William Mitchell students. 2.0 educator clock hours; $35 for 2 standard CLEs (pending).
Events on May 19th 2015
  • Benefit Gala: A World of Upstanders
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: 9:00 PM
    Location: The Woman's Club Of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States
    Description: Tenth Anniversary Celebration

    A World of Upstanders: Honoring Rescuers and Prosecutors

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm
    The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis at Loring Park
    410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403

    Join World Without Genocide for a champagne and dessert gala to benefit human rights programs and advocacy. Eli M. Rosenbaum, J.D., internationally-known ‘Nazi hunter,’ will be the honored guest and speaker. He is among a number of ‘upstanders’ who will be honored for their work to end genocide and other mass atrocity crimes.

    The gala celebrates World Without Genocide’s tenth anniversary. Registration due by May 12 at http://worldwithoutgenocide.org/events-and-programs/upcoming-events/may-19-benefit-gala


Our Speakers’ Bureau provides presenters for classes, events, workshops, conferences, and panel discussions to teach about topics related to genocide and human rights. We also design and conduct workshops, arrange panel discussions following plays and films, and provide media interviews.


World recommends the following educational resources for teaching and learning about genocide and human rights.
World Without Genocide in the News  MinnPost, April 21, 2015: "1oo years later, Obama should formally recognize the Armenian genocide" by Dr. Ellen Kennedy. Read the article
World Without Genocide recommends the following books to increase your understanding of the politics of genocide in the world. The first step in genocide prevention is to learn about genocides,...
World Without Genocide recommends the following films to increase your awareness about genocide in the Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur, Congo, Bosnia, Armenia, Cambodia, and other conflict issues. We also have educational...