The New America Foundation is hosting a panel of distinguished policymakers from both parties, Congress, and advocacy organizations as we consider what the future looks like for atrocity prevention.
In 2016, the bipartisan Experts Committee on Preventing Mass Violence study group prepared detailed recommendations to revamp and improve U.S. policy to prevent mass atrocities, including reforms to the institutions created by the Obama team. At the same time, a critique emerged from both the right and left targeting both the efficacy and morality of a focus on preventing violence in other societies -- and the incoming Administration is asking pointed questions about tradeoffs between humanitarian and security goals.
Date: January 31, 2017
When: 4:00-5:30 PM
Where: New America, 740 15th St NW #900