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The Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide uses a multi-pronged program of research, policy engagement, training and education, outreach, and coalition building. We focus on disrupting mass violence at every stage through three strategic approaches:

  • Prevention tools and practices. Identifying ways in which governments and institutions can intervene at the early warning signs of potential violence, and calling for action before atrocities begin.

  • Crisis response. Mobilizing lawmakers and foreign policy leaders to take action to save lives when violence explodes.

  • Justice and accountability. Promote justice and accountability efforts for victim and survivor communities in situations where there is a history of atrocities, ongoing atrocities, or a high risk of future violence.