Resources Related to the Atrocities Prevention Board

On Monday, April 23, 2012, President Obama spoke at the Holocaust Museum about prioritizing efforts on atrocity prevention so that the United States can honor the pledge of “never again” by making sure we are doing everything we can to prevent and respond to contemporary atrocities and to save lives.

Emphasizing the need to institutionalize a coordinated, whole-of-government approach to preventing mass atrocities, the President announced that an interagency “Atrocities Prevention Board” and unveiled a range of new initiatives that the U.S. government would be pursuing in order to become more effective at anticipating, preventing, and responding to mass atrocities.

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