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Rwanda organizing ‘Walk to Remember” in Addis Ababa

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Addis Ababa, May 17, 2019 (FBC) – The Embassy of Rwanda in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, is organizing a Walk to Remember on Sunday as part of the activities to mark the 25th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

The Walk is scheduled to be held from 8:00am to 10:00am under the theme ‘Remember-Unite-Renew,’ on the route National Stadium-Meskel Square-ECA-Palace-Ethiopia Hotel-National Theatre and back to the National Stadium.

The ‘Walk to Remember’ is an initiative developed and conducted during the Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

It is a purposeful walk that aims at honoring the victims while building a future of Rwanda and Africa that is free of divisionism and violence.

The walk promotes awareness of genocide, fosters Unity and Reconciliation, and empowers participants to take a serious reflection and an active stand against genocide whilst giving a message of hope to survivors as well as commitment for NEVER AGAIN to Genocide!

The event is expected to attract 2,200 participants comprising of Ethiopians, especially members of youth and women associations, Rwandan Community living in Addis Ababa and the Diplomatic Community based in Addis Ababa.