Mass Violence and Atrocities | Discussion Takeaways

Structuring the US Government to Prevent Atrocities: Considerations for an Atrocities Prevention Board

October 2011


Each year the Stanley Center convenes the Strategy for Peace Conference on a wide range of US foreign policy issues with experts from the public and private sectors who meet in autonomous roundtables. These meetings are designed with an eye toward the future of American relations with the world.

This policy memo provides a summary from the 2011 roundtable chaired by Ambassador David Scheffer, Mayer Brown/Robert A. Helman professor of law and director, Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University School of Law.