The Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention (LIPG) works with people around the world to promote genocide prevention, human security, restorative dialogue, mental health literacy, and peace-building education and training as well as to offer tools for grassroots responses to conflict. In the process, we seek to inform the world about global grassroots efforts to end the cycle of genocide. We are driven by the belief that the most important prevention work happens at the grassroots level. Our approach to human security is based in the observation that true long-term human security grows from the grassroots and is built over time through broad-based internal social and cultural commitments to justice.

 

Lemkin Institute Roundtable on Genocidal Violence Against LGBTQ+ Life Across the Globe, 25 June 2022

THE 3 PILLARS OF OUR WORK

international law

We seek to expand support for international law at all levels of society and promote restorative justice towards human security.

genocide prevention

We work to create a shared language of genocide prevention around the world and across our many divisions.

trauma intervention

We strive to support mental health literacy in societies experiencing intractable conflict in order to promote positive peace.

WHAT WE OFFER

TRAINING

  • Free online course: "Genocide Prevention: The Basics"

  • Intensive, diverse 3-day genocide prevention workshops

  • Week-long “train the trainer” seminars

  • Training for educators at the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels

  • Special courses for members of the executive, judicial and legislative branches of government and within government agencies,  as well as for the armed forces

CAPACITY BUILDING

  • Creation of new and innovative educational resources in several languages

  • Development of an accessible on-line resource hub

  • Support for local partners worldwide in campaigns to raise awareness about conflict resolution tools

  • Bi-annual international summits bringing together partners from regions affected by genocide and other atrocity crimes

REPORTING PLATFORMS

  • Development of an Online Genocide Prevention Toolbox

  • Creation of a reporting and prevention App

  • Support for transnational communication among threatened groups

OUR NEWS

GENOCIDE IN THE NEWS

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11 PRINCIPLES OF PREVENTION

The 11 rules of engagement that we live by and that we believe are critical for successful genocide prevention.

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EDUCATION PROJETS

From Microcourses to the Genocide Prevention Toolbox, we are always adding to our educational resources.