FCNL signed a letter to President Trump urging him to fill a key leadership position at the State Department. The highest level of diplomatic efforts are desperately needed to address conflict across Africa.
Members of Congress are insisting that the U.S. needs to increase its investment in forward-looking efforts to prevent future violence.
FCNL has led efforts to resist the worst cuts to peacebuilding programs. We have also worked to stay focused—not chasing every headline, crisis, or tweet —so that we can be engaged when our action matters most.
Representative Wagner, who introduced the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (H.R. 3030) in the House of Representatives with Representative Crowley, made a floor speech advocating for the Elie Wiesel Act and for better preventing genocide and mass atrocities.
This informational webinar on the Elie Wiesel Act includes background information, an overview of the bill's provisions, an outline of some of the outreach and education strategy, and action opportunities.
In a demonstration of strong bipartisan leadership, Representatives Ann Wagner (R-MO), Joe Crowley (D-NY), and their colleagues introduced the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (H.R.3030) in the House of Representatives on June 22.
Twenty-one organizations write to Congress in strong support of the request made by the Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for $230,000 in the FY 2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act to fund bipartisan staffing of the Commission.
Twenty-two organizations write to the U.S. House and Senate Committees on Appropriations to thank them for their leadership to ensure the continuation of critical conflict prevention and peacebuilding funding in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 as well as to express concerns for conflict prevention funding for Fiscal Year 2018 as proposed by the White House Budget Proposal.