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Early Warning System


The primary focus of this center
is to undertake practical measures to prevent genocide. While the
educational programs lay down a long term framework for building
a worldwide body of knowledge on preventative measures, it is incumbent
upon this center to begin these practical applications as soon as

This center will perform three functions between compiling evidence
of ongoing or potential genocide through to the intervention in
those actions. These are:

  • Monitoring

  • On-the-Ground Asset Development

  • Providing the Evidence

  • Monitoring and Research: Assisted by several of the nations top
    genocide scholars and a team of students trained in conflict resolution,
    the Center uses technical and well defined standards to track the
    severity of human rights abuses.
    On-the-Ground Asset Development: The Center uses multimedia outreach
    into areas where genocide is most likely to take place in order
    to secure first-hand reports of the situation.
    Providing the Evidence: If the compiled evidence shows the presence
    of acts of genocide as defined by the UN Genocide Convention, the
    Center will follow a plan of action to inform the UN Security Council,
    appropriate UN member nations and departments, U.S. government agencies,
    and the media.


    The Center for the Prevention of Genocide is an affiliate organization

    Improve the World International a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

    The Center for the Prevention of Genocide

    1925 N. Lynn Street, 12th floor

    Arlington, Virginia 22209

    Email: info@improvetheworld.org

    Improve the World

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