Lokuto Bismark Simon works with the Community Empowerment for Progress Organization – South Sudan (CEPO) as a Project Officer and also acts as a member of the South Sudan National Committee for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and All Forms of Discrimination. He attended the November 2018 edition of the Global Raphael Lemkin Seminar for Genocide Prevention in Poland.
More than seven decades after the Holocaust, genocide and other mass atrocities remain a constant threat to global peace and security. Today’s violence in Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Burma, and elsewhere around the world is a daily reminder of the staggering consequences of the international community’s failure to act. In response, the Auschwitz Institute has dedicated itself to the construction of a world that prevents genocide and other mass atrocities.
Beginning in 2020, the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation will adopt our new name and will begin operating as the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities. While part of our name will be changing, none of our work will.Read more