May 27, 2024

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Remembering Rwanda: The Kigali Genocide Memorial Receives UNESCO World Heritage Recognition

The Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The prestigious certificate was presented by Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of UNESCO, during a special ceremony at the memorial.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial is a place of remembrance and reflection, dedicated to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. It serves as a powerful reminder of the atrocities that took place during that dark chapter in Rwanda’s history.

Receiving the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Certificate is a great honor for the Kigali Genocide Memorial and a testament to its importance as a site of global significance. The memorial joins a prestigious list of cultural and natural landmarks around the world that have been recognized by UNESCO for their outstanding universal value.

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