@UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect works to prevent genocide, war crimes, & crimes against humanity. Headed by @WairimuANderitu

New York, NY
Joined November 2015
During #77UNGA, USG @WairimuANderitu met with H.E. Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba, President of Burkina Faso to discuss enhanced collaboration on issues of common concern.
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During #77UNGA, USG @WairimuANderitu and Ms. Anne Witkowsky, US Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations @StateCSO discussed collaboration for strengthening atrocity prevention globally.
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During #77UNGA, USG @WairimuANderitu discussed with His Highness Muhammad Sanousi II the situation of the Fulani, the role of traditional leaders and peacebuilding in Africa.
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At #UNGA77, USG @WairimuANderitu and Mrs. @AUBinetaDiop, Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security of the African Union Commission, explored ways for enhanced partnership on engaging women in atrocity prevention.
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During #77UNGA, USG @WairimuANderitu met with Chairperson of the African Union Commission @AUC_MoussaFaki to discuss collaboration on addressing hate speech and preventing atrocities in Africa.
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USG @WairimuANderitu met with H.E. President of Kenya @WilliamsRuto, on the margins of #77UNGA.
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Special Adviser @WairimuANderitu met with incoming PGA, His Excellency Mr. @Csaba_Korosi_ to discuss collaboration during #77UNGA.
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On the margins of #77UNGA, @WairimuANderitu met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, H.E. Mr. @AraratMirzoyan, to discuss collaboration about implementation of Resolution A/HRC/RES/49/9.
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In the margins of #UNGA77, Special Adviser Nderitu @WairimuANderitu discussed with International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim Khan @KarimKhanQC issues of common concern.
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At the side of #UNGA77, Special Adviser Nderitu @WairimuANderitu met Nigerian Minister for Women Affairs, H.E. Dame Tallen @NigeriaMFA and Italian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Ms. Sereni @ItalyUN_NY to discuss Napoli Plan of Action on role of women on atrocity prevention
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At the 2022 Eradicate Hate Global Summit in Pittsburgh, Special Adviser Nderitu @WairimuANderitu asked: If the deniers can unite, why can’t we, beginning here, @EradicateHate_, unite against Holocaust/genocide denialism.
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At the 2022 Eradicate Hate Global Summit @EradicateHate_ Sept 19-22 in Pittsburgh, Special Adviser Nderitu @WairimuANderitu calls sport leagues in USA to join hands against hate speech.
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@UNOSAPG and the Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam) successfully convened the third workshop on ‘Atrocity Crimes Prevention through Education in Southeast Asian Region’.
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UN Genocide Prevention retweeted
Excited to welcome @volker_turk as our new High Commissioner. Many of us have worked closely with him in his various leadership roles @UN, incl on the Call to Action for Human Rights. We look forward to building on our efforts to #standup4humanrights globally under his leadership
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Congratulations to @volker_turk for his new appointment as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. We look forward to working with him on advancing atrocity prevention globally!
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Today Special Adviser @WairimuANderitu met with Ambassador Abdulaziz ALWASIL, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the UN and briefed him about her mandate.
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Yesterday, Special Adviser @WairimuANderitu and the PR of The Gambia @LangYabou discussed options for future collaboration, including on genocide prevention and addressing and countering hate speech.
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On 19 August, Special Adviser @WairimuANderitu met with the PR of South Africa, Ambassador Mathu Joyini alongside Ms. @SandaOjiambo, Assistant Secretary-General and CEO of the UN Global Compact to discuss how to advance ideas on the prevention of atrocities by the private sector.
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On the 8th commemoration of the #YazidiGenocide, @UNITAD_Iraq & @UNOSAPG published a video on the visit of SA Christian Ritscher & USG @WairimuANderitu to Sinjar & Dohuk, saluting the perseverance of Yazidis in pursuit of #justice. Watch video👉un.org/en/genocideprevention…
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