Posts Tagged ‘mass atrocities’

Sewell Provides Update on Atrocity Prevention Board

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewell recently spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations on the origin, purpose, and progress of the Atrocities Preventions Board…


Center Releases Report on Atrocities Prevention Board

Friday, June 28th, 2013

In April 2012, the Atrocities Prevention Board was formed to make the prevention of genocide and mass atrocities “a core national security interest.” The Center for American Progress has recently issued a report describing the APB’s record as “decidedly mixed”…


DoD Releases Joint Publication on Peace Operations

Monday, June 17th, 2013

In early June, the Department of Defense released its updated doctrine on peace operations. The doctrine now includes updated information about peace operations…


InterAgency Journal 3-2 (Special Edition)

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Inside this issue:  A New Era of Conflict Resolution, by Roméo A. Dallaire; The Military Profession and Counter-Genocide Leadership, by Michael H. Hoffman; The Killing Fields, Ethnic Cleansing, and Genocide in Europe, Hal Elliott Wert …and much more.


White House Announces Strategy for Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The White House released the fact sheet for a comprehensive strategy to prevent and respond to mass atrocities.  The strategy stems from an August 2011 Presidential Study Directive…


PKSOI Releases Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Handbook

Friday, April 13th, 2012

In March, the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute released its policy planning handbook on mass atrocity prevention and response operations.  The handbook was developed to aid in interagency policy making decisions dealing with mass atrocity and genocide situations…


Presidential Study Directive Aims to Prevent Mass Attrocities and Genocide

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Sixty-six years since the Holocaust and 17 years after Rwanda, the United States still lacks a comprehensive policy framework and a corresponding interagency mechanism for preventing and responding to mass atrocities and genocide.  This has left the United States ill prepared to engage early, proactively, and decisively to prevent threats from evolving into large-scale civilian atrocities…