Founded in 2008, the Sentinel Project is a Canadian non-profit organization that assists communities threatened by mass atrocities worldwide through direct cooperation with the people in harm’s way and the innovative use of technology.
Preventing Mass Atrocities
Working to prevent the outbreak of violence with preventive measures aimed at addressing the core drivers of conflict.
Direct Cooperation With At-Risk Communities
Partnering with communities and individuals in order to obtain the most direct input on programming and assuring that those at greatest risk receive immediate assistance.
Innovative Use Of Technology
Utilizing new technologies to facilitate better implementation, explore new ways to make an impact, and document crimes.
Mitigating Active Violence
When violence does occur, we work to assist at-risk communities with evacuation and emergency planning.
Bringing conflicting communities together, engaging is productive dialogue, and findings ways to address post-violence realities.
Making the global public aware of ongoing and historical mass atrocities, genocide and crimes against humanity.
Current and Past Funders
Become a Volunteer
We are always looking for volunteers. Check out our current openings to see if you have skills that match our needs.
Meet the Sentinel Project Team
Director of Technology and Operations
Projects Coordinator, Kakuma-Turkana
Global Project Coordinator - Hatebase
Projects Coordinator, Congo
Program Manager, East Africa
Board of Directors
Kjell Anderson, PhD
The Sentinel Project is also building a council of individuals to provide advice and guidance in their areas of expertise. Fields in which we are seeking advisory council members include genocide studies, technology, risk management, and conflict resolution.
Philippe van den Bossche
Managing Partner at Zeno Capital Partners
Professor of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law
Co-Founder and CEO at WeRobotics
Former US ambassador, Special Representative of Secretary of State Colin Powell
Assistant Professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) at Nova Southeastern University
Principal at Hatebase
Professor of Psychology at Rochester Institute of Technology and Rumour Specialist
Professor of political science at University of British Columbia
President, Genocide Watch