International Lessons Programme

As part of its International Lessons Programme, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council delivered a series of talks on human rights atrocities around the world. The aim of the series is to help people here learn about the past from a global perspective and learn lessons from it.

‘Lessons of Srebrenica: Acknowledgement, Justice and Peacebuilding’

The personal story of a Srebrenica survivor, Nedžad Avdić, who is one of just a small number of boys and men who survived the genocide in Srebrenica in 1995.

‘Bulgaria and its people: 1300 years of turbulent history’

A recorded talk by Dr Rumyana Marinova-Christidi, Sofia University, examining Bulgaria’s troubled history and lessons to be learned from it.

‘Lessons of Darfur: Acknowledgement, Justice and Peacebuilding?’

A recorded talk by Alsadik Ahmad and Bushra Gamar, survivors of the genocide in and systematic human rights violations in Darfur, a region in Sudan.

‘Lessons of Rwanda, Acknowledgement, Justice and Peacebuilding’

A recorded talk by Eric Murangwa Eugene, a survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Eric is also a former international footballer and a sport for development and peace advocate.

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