Parties confirm that genocide, whether committed
in time of peace or in time of war, is a crime under
international law which they undertake to prevent
||– 1948 United Nations
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the
Crime of Genocide
For more than 50 years, genocide scholars
have called for an organization that would concentrate
its efforts on practical measures to prevent genocide.
The Center for the Prevention of Genocide seeks to fill
Combining high academic standards and
advanced technology, the Center brings nonpartisan,
non-religiously affiliated information to policymakers
and the media, with the goal of preventing genocide.
The Center for the Prevention of Genocide
monitors international hotspots for indicators of genocide,
develops resources – people and organizations – who
report and confirm massive human rights violations,
facilitate the evidence to the UN Security Council,
UN member nations, the media, and departments within
the US government.