Sudan Emergency Action Summit 2013


Sudan Emergency Action Summit 2013

March 10 – 11, 2013

George Mason University

Arlington, VA

Download the Summit Program (PDF)


Fatou Bensouda



Minni Minnawi


Panel: The Future for Sudan

Ahmed Hussain Adam, Abdalhaleim Hassan, Gouma Mahamat & Philip Tutu


Panel: Lessons from 10 years of Sudan policy

Nasredeen Abdulbari, Suliman Baldo & Zeinab Blandia


“Genocide Scholars on Intervention and Prevention”

Paul Slovic, Gregory Stanton & John Weiss



Luis Moreno Ocampo


Panel: Perspectives on Sudan Media Coverage

P.J. Crowley, Rosiland Jordan, Josh Rogin


Panel: “Policy and Action – Changing USG Policy”

John Prendergast & Rich Williamson


“Insights from International Leadership”

Mukesh Kapila


“Closing Remarks”

Carl Wilkens

Notable Speakers:

Prominent Sudanese Activists Leading Breakout Sessions:

  • Ibrahim T. Ahmed, Co-founder and Executive Director, Beja Organization for Human Rights and Development
  • Niemat Ahmadi, President, Darfur Women Action Group & Director of Global  Partnerships, United  to End Genocide
  • Hawa Abdallah Mohammed Salih, U.S. Department of State 2012 International Women of Courage Award Winner
  • Abdalmageed Haroun, Chairperson, Human Rights & Advocacy Network for Democracy (HAND)
  • Jimmy Mulla, Founder and President, Voices for Sudan
  • Mohamed Suleiman, President, San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition
  • Bahar Arabie, CEO, Unite For Darfur
  • Gogadi Amoga, Chair, Nuba Mountains Advocacy Group-USA
  • Khalid Gerais, Human Rights Activist and Representative of Nubia Project
  • Daowd Salih, Board President, Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy

Plenary Speakers and Panels

  • Lessons from 10 years of Sudan policy
  • The Future for Sudan
  • Perspectives on Sudan Media Coverage
  • Policy and Action – Changing US Government Policy
  • Insights from International Leadership
  • Genocide Scholars: Intervention and Prevention

Workshop Topics

  • Lobbying 101
  • Leveraging Multi-Media Projects
  • Upholding Responsibility to Protect When States Fail
  • Arresting Bashir
  • Advocating for Human Rights in Sudan
  • Making bones for the One Million Bones event on the Mall in June

Monday Afternoon Group Activity

  • Lobby on Capitol Hill