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On Monday, April 23, President Obama will speak at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to commemorate the Holocaust and discuss how the United States is honoring the pledge of “never again” by developing a comprehensive strategy to prevent and respond to mass atrocities.
Later in the afternoon, the White House is hosting an event that will offer a more in-depth look at the strategy President Obama and his Administration are working to put in place so that the United States is able to engage early, proactively and decisively in the face of mass atrocities.
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The agenda for the post-speech event, which begins at 1:00 p.m., includes:
Discussion with the Atrocities Prevention Board
Moderator: Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights at the National Security Council
Panel Discussion: “Never Again”
Moderator: Mike Abramowitz, Director, US Holocaust Memorial Museum Genocide Prevention Program, with panelists:
Panel Discussion: Modern Tools for an Ongoing Challenge
Moderator: Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation, U.S. Department of State, with panelists:
Panel Discussion: Sudan and South Sudan, and the LRA: What More Can Be Done?
Moderator: Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, with panelists:
Closing Remarks by Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications