The construction of the
The museum, which is being built by the Education Ministry of Uruguay and the country’s Armenian community, will open its doors on April 24, 2015; that is, on the 100th anniversary of the genocide.
This is the first such museum being built at the initiative of the state, and outside the boundaries of
In the words of Uruguayan Undersecretary of Education, Oscar Gomez, this initiative implements, “
“The museum will tell not solely about the Armenian Genocide, but the protection of human rights, in general,” Gomez added.