On April 20, 2016 the Ukrainian House (Kyiv) hosted Forum “The Armenian Genocide: Crime Against Humanity” dedicated to the 101 anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event was organized by the Embassy of Armenia in Ukraine and Armenian Community of Ukraine.
Among the guests there were: Andranik Manukyan,Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Armenia to Ukraine; Bishop Markos Oganesyan, Head of Ukrainian Eparchy of the Armenian Apostolic Church; deputies, governmental officials, public and political figures, clergy, representatives of other national minorities.
Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” Research Associate Vladyslav Bazylevsky took part in the event and delivered the lecture “The Armenian Genocide and Museum Context as a Crime of the 20th Century”. Special attention was given to the Holocaust Museum exhibition “The Tragedies of the 20th Century”, which was opened in April 2015, on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Part of this unit, the main idea of which is “There is no somebody else’s pain”, is devoted to the events of 1915 in Ottoman Empire. The exhibition presents more than a hundred unique documents, photographs, personal items and other artifacts connected with the Armenian tragedy.