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Roméo Antonius Dallaire

Current Location:: Canada
Birthplace: Denekamp, Dinkelland, OV, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Roméo Louis Dallaire, staff-sergeant and Catherine Dallaire
Husband of Private
Ex-husband of Private

Occupation: retired senator and Canadian Forces lieutenant-general
Managed by: Livio Scremin
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About Roméo Dallaire

Roméo Antonius Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC CD (born June 25, 1946) is a Canadian humanitarian, author, retired senator and Canadian Forces lieutenant-general. Dallaire served as force commander of UNAMIR, the ill-fated United Nations peacekeeping force for Rwanda between 1993 and 1994, and attempted to stop the genocide that was being waged by Hutu extremists against the Tutsi people and Hutu moderates.

Dallaire founded The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative to help prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers.[5] He is a senior fellow at the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS)[6] and co-director of the Will to Intervene Project which published a policy recommendation report, "Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership and Action to Prevent Mass Atrocities".

  1. Early life and education
  2. Rwanda
  3. Books
  4. Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative
  5. Documentary and film
  6. Awards and recognition
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Roméo Dallaire's Timeline

June 25, 1946
Denekamp, Dinkelland, OV, Netherlands