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Statement Holding Kenya in the Light 

We hold Kenya in the Light as the country enters into a crucial post-election period.

Letter 25 Groups urge President Trump to fill key leadership position for Africa 

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.

Background Peacebuilding: People Over Politics 

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.

Update Rep. Wagner Makes Floor Speech Advocating for Elie Wiesel Act 

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.

Background Webinar: Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act 

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.

Update Bipartisan Bill on Genocide Prevention Introduced in the House 

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.

Letter 21 Organizations Urge Congress to Fully Fund the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission 

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.

Background Why the Paris Decision Matters, No Matter What Issue You Care About  

On June 1, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United Stated from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Paris Agreement.

Letter 22 Organizations Urge Robust Conflict Prevention Funding 

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.

Update Elections in Kenya – Recommendations to the U.S. Government 

Friends in Kenya are calling on the U.S. government to take early action to prevent violence in Kenya's upcoming presidential elections.

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