Stanley Foundation Policy Memo on 19 July Funders' Dialogue
On July 19, 2010, the Stanley Foundation brought together key actors in the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) community to provide an overview of the principle, reflect on recent developments, and begin discussion on best next steps. The meeting was facilitated by the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP) program of the World Federalist Movement- Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP), and participants included peace, security, and human rights funders from the foundation and government sectors, as well as civil society groups, experts, and officials dedicated to the promotion of R2P.
The following provides a summary of the major topic areas discussed, as well as recommended next steps and entry points for interested funders. Opportunities to forward the R2P agenda range from educational outreach and advocacy to institutional capacity-building and conceptual development in underserved areas such as pre-crisis preventive engagement and the prevalence of systemic sexual violence (...)