Aegis is a registered public charity in the UK, US and is a registered NGO in Rwanda.
UK - Aegis Trust UK, charity number 1082856
US - Aegis America Inc, EIN 31-1769192
Rwanda - Aegis Rwanda
The mission of the Aegis Trust as stated in our charitable by-laws is:
"To work towards the prediction, prevention and ultimately the elimination of genocide for the benefit of mankind primarily through research, education and the dissemination of information and advice."
The Aegis Trust was established by brothers James and Stephen Smith in July 2000 in response to the Kosovo crisis and their recognition of the need to focus efforts on the prevention of genocide and crimes humanity. See our support pages to find out more about Aegis click here
Aegis also provides research and advocacy support for the All Party Parliamentary Groups on the Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity in the UK and Canada.