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March 23, 2018
On March 15th—the same day that it released a report on continued atrocity risks in Syria—the Simon-Skjodt Center hosted a panel discussion with Syrian and diaspora leaders to examine how civil society is responding to the violence and what might come next. Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster, US National Security Advisor, gave a keynote address. Holocaust survivor and Museum volunteer Irene Weiss also delivered remarks.
March 15, 2018
In January 2018, staff from the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide traveled to Jordan and the Turkey-Syria border to assess ongoing and future risks to civilians in Syria. The report, “Is the Worst Yet to Come? Ongoing Mass Atrocity Risks in Syria,” highlights our findings and potential actions for the international community.