December 2, 2019
To help the Simon-Skjodt Center’s Early Warning Project forecast atrocity risk in 2020, please participate in our annual pairwise comparison survey, an innovative opinion aggregation method, which presents countries head-to-head and asks respondents to choose which is more likely to experience a new mass killing in the new year. The survey will run for one month, until December 31, 2020.
November 7, 2019
On October 17, the Museum hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary, For Sama, a deeply personal insight into the experience of Syrians living under siege in the north-western city of Aleppo.
September 17, 2019
The Museum's Ferencz International Justice Initiative shares lessons learned from a new UN investigative model for collecting and storing evidence of atrocity crimes.
August 8, 2019
Forty years ago, the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime marked the end of four brutal years of mass deportation, forced labor, and extermination, which claimed the lives of an estimated two million people. On this anniversary, Cambodia provided a fitting backdrop for the 14th Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars aimed at rethinking genocide studies and prevention.
May 30, 2019
The incumbent Awami League’s sweeping electoral victory appears to signal a lower risk of mass atrocities in the near term.
March 19, 2019
The Early Warning Project considers the Democratic Republic of the Congo to be the top country to watch at risk for mass killing onset in 2019, while we determined that the mass killing in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile states has ended. The following report compiles our determinations for ongoing mass killings in 2018.
January 17, 2019
For the sixth year in a row, the Museum's Early Warning Project ran a comparison survey to solicit opinions on countries' relative risks of an onset of mass killing. These are the top 15 countries at risk for mass killing in 2019.
January 14, 2019
The Museum's Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide seeks a fellow to contribute to its research project on the role of civilians in preventing and mitigating mass atrocities.
December 21, 2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo, Afghanistan, and Egypt top the list of countries most likely to experience a new mass killing in 2018 or 2019, according to a new forecast released by the Museum's Early Warning Project. The report’s release coincided with the launch of the project’s new website, including interactive data tools, accessible reports, and data files.
December 20, 2018
The Early Warning Project’s multi-method approach suggests that there is an urgent need to analyze and respond to risks of future mass atrocities in the DRC. In particular, Congo-watchers should think critically about how the upcoming election, and its outcome, might exacerbate atrocity risks throughout the country.