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Preventing Atrocities in the 21st Century

  • US Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20037 United States (map)
Sri Lanka Mural

Sri Lanka Mural

In recent decades we have seen new commitments to protect civilians from mass atrocities. Still, policymakers face obstacles. They may lack access to areas at risk, or leverage over possible perpetrators. So how can we translate political commitments into timely and effective practice? Is it possible to identify risk and prevent mass violence before it erupts? How can justice mechanisms help ensure accountability and prevent future mass violence?

Event Details

  • Date: January 30, 2018

  • When: 9:00 - 11:00 AM

  • Where: US Institute of Peace