Past Events: 2015
March to Protect the People of Darfur
April 17, 2015
United to End Genocide marched along side the International Justice Project and the New York City Coalition for Darfur to deliver a petition to the United States Mission signed by 15,000 supporters demanding the UN to renew the Darfur peacekeeping mission and strengthen its mandate to protect civilians.
The petition was successful, in a statement by Max Gleischman, spokesman to the U.S. Mission to the UN he said, “We vehemently oppose any effort to draw down or close the mission prematurely.” The UN Security Council voted 15-0 to extend the mission.
DC Walk to End Genocide
April 26, 2015
United to End Genocide joined with the Darfur Interfaith Network and Jewish World Watch for the DC Walk to End Genocide. This two mile walk raised awarness and urged action to end genocide and mass atrocities. The walk raised $34,000 in funds to improve the lives of those affected by genocide.
Past Events: 2014
Genocide and ME: Shining the Light of Truth
November 20, 2014
United to End Genocide’s President Tom Andrews, along with Monique Mutumwinka, Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project and Penobscot Tribal member, Maria Girourd of Maine Wabanaki REACH led an evening exploring the connections between genocide and Maine.
Women and Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur
October 25-26, 2014
United to End Genocide spoke at this event hosted by the Darfur Women’s Action Group. Activists, students, and members of the Diaspora took part in this three-day symposium advancing human rights and supporting the Darfuri community.
US – Burma Relations & the Plight of the Rohingya
April 24, 2014
The Centre for Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs of the School of International Studies at the American University in Washington convened the even. Daniel Sullivan of United to End Genocide joined other experts and members of the Burmese Rohingya refugee community to talk about the risk of genocide for the Rohingya community.
March 15, 2014
On March 15th, the conflict in Syria reached an unwelcome milestone as it passed the three-year mark of the crisis. We joined hundreds of groups across the world in demonstrating our support for an end to the crisis, standing #withSyria.
Hear Her Voice: An advocacy delegation and learning conference in Washington D.C.
February 23-25, 2014
United to End Genocide joined nearly 100 activists from 19 states for the 2014 Hear Her Voice conference, hosted by The Enough Project and Jewish World Watch. We were among the featured speakers During this 3-day advocacy delegation and learning conference focusing on the ongoing violence against civilians, particularly women, in Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, and South Sudan.
Past Events: 2013
International Justice Day
July 17, 2013
United to End Genocide organized a forum at the United Nations of human rights experts and diplomatic officials representing a global constituency demanding victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide have access to justice, truth and full reparation – and call for an end to the impunity that allows the perpetrators of these grave crimes to roam free. The event featured remarks by Mr. Adama Dieng, the Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Genocide Prevention and Ambassador Stephen J. Rapp, U.S. Office of Global Criminal Justice. Read more »
One Million Bones
June 8-9, 2013
One Million Bones was a remarkable social arts project that aimed to raise awareness of ongoing genocides and mass atrocities in Burma, South Sudan, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. United to End Genocide helped lay one million handmade bones on the National Mall. Read more »
Protest: Chad Embassy
April 10, 2013
Engaging in a creative protest to shine a light on the actions of the government of Chad, members of the Darfuri diaspora and activists gathered at the Embassy of Chad with a giant video projection that was played on the Embassy walls. Read more »
Valentines for the Arms Trade Treaty
February 14, 2013
Over 6,000 of our supporters took action to pass a treaty that will keep weapons out of the hands of dictators, warlords, and human rights abusers. On Valentine’s Day, we took the message directly to the National Rifle Association who was actively lobbying against the Treaty. Read more »
Past Events: 2012
Women and Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur
October 27-28, 2012
Syria March and Rally
September 2, 2012
United to End Genocide joined in solidarity with the people of Syria by co-sponsoring a march and rally in front of the White House. President and CEO Tom Andrews offered his remarks, demanding that the violence must end. Read more »
We Choose Peace
July 8, 2012
On July 8 more than a hundred people rallied to “choose peace” in Sudan and South Sudan on the front lawn of the White House. We were there to mark the one year anniversary of the independence of the Republic of South Sudan. But, while now there are two nations, peace is still elusive. Read more »
United to End Genocide – Darfur Interfaith Network Rally
April 29, 2012
The Third Annual Hope For Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally co-hosted by the Darfur Interfaith Network and United to End Genocide. The rally encouraged people to stand up, take action, and march to demonstrate to the U.S. government that there is continued citizen support for the United States to pursue peace and justice in Sudan.
Stop Using Food As A Weapon of War
March 16, 2012
George Clooney, President of United to End Genocide and former Congressman Tom Andrews, Congressmen Jim McGovern (D-MA), Al Green (D-TX), Jim Moran (D-VA) and John Olver (D-MA), Martin Luther King III, NAACP President Ben Jealous, Enough Project Co-Founder John Prendergast, and other human rights and faith leaders were arrested for civil disobedience outside of the Sudanese Embassy while protesting the escalating humanitarian emergency in Sudan that threatens the lives of 500,000 people. Read more »