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Assessment/Early Warning tools

Framework of Analysis for Atrocity Crimes [Englishpdf] [Frenchpdf] [Spanishpdf]

All of us have a responsibility to ask ourselves what we can do to protect populations from the most serious international crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. These crimes continue to be perpetrated in many places across the world...

The question is sometimes asked as to whether specific events, past or present, can be referred to as “genocide.” It is important to adhere to the correct usage of the term, for several reasons...

Incitement to violence that targets communities or individuals based on their identity can contribute to enabling or preparing atrocity crimes and is both a warning sign and early indicator of the risk of those crimes. Monitoring, preventing and countering incitement to violence can contribute to prevention efforts.