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Seventh Annual General Assembly Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

On 8 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held its seventh annual informal, interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP, R2P) at United Nations headquarters in New York. The dialogue followed the release of the UN Secretary-General’s (UNSG) seventh report on RtoP, entitled “A vital and enduring commitment: implementing the responsibility to protect.”

To view our summary of the dialogue, click here. For a quick look at the main points of the dialogue, click on our infographic here.

Watch the dialogue: Session I and Session II and press conference with UN Special Advisers on Genocide Prevention and RtoP. 

Collection of Full Interventions from the Dialogue:
*Many thanks to the GCR2P for their complementary work in compiling the below statements.
Dr. Jennifer Welsh: Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect
Regional Organization: 

European Union (on behalf of European Union Member States, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Liechtenstein, Ukraine and Georgia).

Member States:

Australia Malaysia
Belgium (French) Group of Friends on RtoP
Albania Mexico
Armenia Morocco (French)
Azerbaijan Myanmar
Belarus (other language) Netherlands
Botswana New Zealand
Brazil Nigeria
Canada Norway
Chile Panama
China Peru (Spanish)
Costa Rica Philippines
Croatia Poland
Cuba Qatar
Cyprus Republic of Korea
Czech Republic Romania
Denmark Russian Federation (Russian)
Egypt Rwanda
Estonia (on behalf of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) Sierra Leone
Finland Singapore
France (French) Slovakia
Georgia Slovenia
Germany South Africa
Ghana Spain (Spanish)
Guatemala (Spanish) Sudan
Hungary Sweden
India Switzerland (French)
Indonesia Syria (Arabic)
Iran Tanzania
Israel Thailand
Italy Turkey
Japan United Kingdom
Liechtenstein United States
Luxembourg Uruguay (Spanish)

Civil Society:


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