posted by Katrina .
why is the Armenian genocide significant?
can the international community prevent future genocide from happening?
This site gives some excellent information. http://www.armenian-genocide.org/genocidefaq.html
To consider the second part of the question, you might look at the genocide that is still occurring in the Darfur region of Africa. Here is one site : (Broken Link Removed)
To find further info on this put "UN Action, Darfur" into your Google Search.