Australian Foreign Minister highlights cooperation on RtoP
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
27 August 2009
The following extract is part of a speech entitled Australia: looking anew at Latin America and the Caribbean, given by Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Stephen Smith at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile.
(…) We value our co-operation with the countries of Latin America in the United Nations and other multilateral fora and have increased our cooperation on specific UN initiatives such as the Responsibility to Protect, where Australia and Chile work together in the R2P Group of Friends, as well as on the broader human rights agenda. (…)