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.
The Trump administration plans to sell weaponized aircraft to Nigeria. U.S. Senators raise concerns about human rights violations by the Nigerian military and urge Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to reconsider the decision.
The President’s first budget request to Congress further militarizes U.S. foreign policy. Trump’s FY18 budget makes the world a much more dangerous place by slashing diplomacy and development programs. In the name of cost saving and efficiency the White House is proposing to cut important programs that prevent violent conflict, build peace and save lives.
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