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Comparative Study of Genocide: Activism

Advocacy and Prevention Organizations

Aegistrust.  International organization working to prevent genocide. 

Amnesty International.  Look for information on Truth Commissions.

Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities. Works on policies and practices for the prevention of genocide and other mass atrocities.

Enough Project.  Fights to end genocide and crimes against humanity, focused on areas where some of the world’s worst atrocities occur. 

Gendercide Watch.  Seeks to confront acts of gender-selective mass killing around the world.

Genocide Watch. Coordinating organization for the International Campaign to End Genocide (ICEG), an international coalition of organizations.

Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect. International NGO created to "transform the principle of the responsibility to protect into a practical guide for action in the face of mass atrocities."

Human Rights Watch.  See especially their section on War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.

International Center Criminal Justice. Non-profit organization dedicated to pursuing accountability for mass atrocities and human rights abuses. See the resource library.

International Committee of the Red Cross.  Includes sections on international criminal jurisdiction and ad hoc tribunals.

International Crisis Group.  Independent non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. See the Crisis Watch Database.

Prevent Genocide International. Global education and action network to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity.

STAND.  Student Led Network to end atrocities. The only student-led organization focused on atrocity and genocide prevention. 

NGO Search and Directories

NGO information on the Internet can be located using the following directories  and the NGO search engine below.  

NGO Custom Search Engine

Idealist.Org. Includes a searchable directory of over 52,000 organizations by name, mission, country of focus, and more.

TakingITGlobal. International non-profit organization centered on young people interested in connecting across cultures. Outstanding source of NGO information by country and area of focus. Go to browse organizations.