mass atrocities


Sewell Provides Update on Atrocity Prevention Board



Sewell Provides Update on Atrocity Prevention Board

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...

InterAgency Journal 3-2 (Special Edition)



InterAgency Journal 3-2 (Special Edition)

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



White House Announces Strategy for Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response

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



PKSOI Releases Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Handbook

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



Presidential Study Directive Aims to Prevent Mass Attrocities and Genocide

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...