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  • 10/20/2014
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    As the student-led mission to prevent mass-atrocities, we are writing in collaboration with members of the international community to express our deep concern about United States-led airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.  We urge President Obama to honor international humanitarian law by minimizing harm to civilians during U.S.

  • 10/16/2014
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    Today marks the 35th anniversary of World Food Day. World Food Day commemorates the establishing of the Food and Agricultural Administration of the United Nations. Every year, North American activists come together to declare our commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. Here at STAND, we hope to use today to raise awareness of the significant and brutal effect that hunger and food insecurity can have within conflict.

  • 09/24/2014
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    Syria

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    09/22/2014
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    Over the past year, the ongoing civil war in South Sudan has only worsened conditions for civilians. In the face of months of ethnic violence, South Sudan is in the midst of a major humanitarian crisis. Not only have over 1 million people been displaced, but 3.8 million are in need of humanitarian assistance. The largely man-made crisis is about to get much worse.

  • 09/15/2014
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    Here's all you need to know from the world of gen prev from 9/7 to 9/12.

    Syria

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    09/12/2014
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    The United Nations, similar to the United States Congress, has time when the body is “in session” and times when the body is in “recess.” Over the latter half of the summer, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has been in recess. The UN delegates from all over the world are reconvening in New York City on September 16th and the UN General Debate opens the following week on the 24th. Many organizations are organizing around these couple weeks to make sure that their issue is made a priority in the global conversation.

  • 09/08/2014
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    Syria

  • Campaign to Prevent Identity Based Violence
    09/02/2014
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    Campaign to Prevent Identity Based Violence

    For many of us who are continually confronted with articles, images, conversations, and classes about pockets of social tension in the world, it’s easy to see that patterns of violence erupting from that tension often correspond with patterns of identity. Identity manifests in many ways: race, sexuality, gender, political affiliation, geographic location, religious identification, etc.

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