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Ambassador Helfand Statement on the Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

July 11, 2016 – Budapest, Hungary – Embassy of Canada to Hungary, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Her Excellency Ambassador Lisa Helfand today issued the following statement to mark the anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

“Today is a day, first and foremost, to pay respect to the victims of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica. We honour the dead through our remembrance and through our resolve to ensure that such an atrocity is never repeated.

“To the families, friends and loved ones of the victims, we offer our profound condolences. To the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Western Balkans, we express our hope that your common future be built on a foundation of genuine reconciliation and progress.”


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