The Stockholm International Forum 2004:
"Preventing Genocide; Threats and Responsibilities"
was held January 26 to 28, 2004.
Representatives of 58 governments were invited to Stockholm by Prime Minister
Göran Persson to discuss key issues of a humanitarian, political and moral
nature relating to genocide. The Stockholm conference was the first
major intergovernmental conference on this subject since the UN adopted
the Genocide Convention in 1948. Governmental Representatives included
four Presidents, four Prime Ministers, seven Ministers of Justice.
The Stockholm International
Forum 2004 (conference website)
Kofi Annan's Stockholm Genocide
Prevention Proposals, January 26, 2004
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan a UN Genocide Prevention Committee and
a UN Special Rapporteur on Genocide Prevention. (this website)
Selected news reports
on the Forum
Declaration on Genocide Prevention, January 28, 2004
In this "Declaration by
the Stockholm International Forum 2004" fifty-five participating
governments made seven commitments in the field of genocide prevention.