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Payam Akhavan, McGill University -- Report on the Work of the Office of the Special Advisor of the UN Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide PDF Print E-mail
The report notes the connection between R2P and this office, observing that supporters for this office view the office as the nstitutional expression of the responsibility to protect. Describing the relationship of the office of the SAPG to the Security Council, the report states: If the esponsibility to protect is to have any meaning, the Council must undertake to make the contributions of the mandate on prevention of genocide a regular feature of its deliberations.r
After reviewing strengths and weaknesses of the office, the report offers recommendations include the creation of a ystematic early warning capability, expanded staff, better integration into the UN system, and an outreach campaign o sensitize Member States to the requirements and practical implications of early warning and the prevention of genocide.r
The report is available on the website of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies.
 

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