uOttawa hosts 3rd Professional Training Program on the Prevention of Mass Atrocities
By: Paul Molpeceres
A Concordia-based research institute held a three-day seminar on genocide prevention geared towards professionals, diplomats, students and the military last week.
The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) gave presentations on topics ranging from violence prevention technology, such as aerial drones and translation apps, to the child soldier crisis in Africa, to the mass atrocity crimes committed in Darfur and Syria.
Kyle Matthews, deputy director at the institute, led the training program with the likes of Rom