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Is the Worst Yet to Come? Event Marks Seven Years of Conflict in Syria
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.
US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster Delivers Remarks on Syria at US Holocaust Memorial Museum
March 16, 2018
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster delivers a keynote address acknowledging the bravery of Syrian civilians, condemning the crimes of the Assad regime, and discussing how the US government is working to hold perpetrators and their sponsors accountable.
Simon-Skjodt Center Releases Report about Ongoing Risks in Syria
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.
UN Security Council Ambassadors Receive Briefing on Syria From Museum Staff
March 1, 2018
On Monday, January 29, a delegation of the United Nations Security Council visited the Museum’s exhibition on Syria as part of an official visit to Washington, DC.