As the Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission to
Rwanda in 1994, Lt. General Romeo Dallaire was eyewitness to the
genocide and to the failures of the international community to intervene
and stop the murder of 800,000 innocent victims. His experiences in
Rwanda resulted in his becoming a globally recognized activist.
"The ultimate focus of the rest of my life is to eradicate the use of child soldiers
and to eliminate even the thought of the use of children as instruments of war."---Lt. General Romeo Dallaire
Lt. General Dallaire will discuss leadership and conflict resolution.His presentation will inspire us to address ethical and moral issues inconflict, asking all of us to put humanity above political and economic interests.
Lt. General Dallaire is a humanitarian and an outspoken leader of the 21st Century. Bring your students to meet a true hero.
Yannick Tona, Rwandan survivor and human rights activist will introduct Lt. General Dallaire. He will share the story of his family's struggle to survive the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, the lessons he learned from seeing prejudice at its most extreme and his subsequent determination to make the world a better place.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Robert J. Collins Arena
Brookdale Community College
This program is a must for grades 5-12.
Space is limited. Reserve now. Groups must pre-register.
Online registration is now closed.
For more information please call the Center at (732) 224-2074.
The Center is registered provider of professional development with the NJ State Department of Education.