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Ameya Naik, The International Peace Institute: Syria and the Crisis of Sovereignty 10 April 2017
Statement by United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect on the importance of RtoP 15 March 2017
Atrocity Prevention in a Nutshell - Handbook by the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum 22 February 2017
UN Human Rights Council - Report of the group of independent experts on accountability - human rights violations in the DPRK 15 February 2017
Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide following OHCHR’s report on the situation in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar 6 February 2017
Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on the situation in South Sudan 6 February 2017
Statement by the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide and the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect on the situation in Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic 5 December 2016
Statement by the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide and the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect on the situation in Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic 5 December 2016
Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar 30 November 2016
Statement by Adama Dieng, the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on the Situation in the Central African Republic 25 November 2016
Statement to the Security Council by Adama Dieng, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on his visit to South Sudan 17 November 2016
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) report: Repression and genocidal dynamics in Burundi 15 November 2016
Media Briefing by Adama Dieng, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on his visit to South Sudan 11 November 2016
Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) release new report entitled "A Necessary Good: U.S. Leadership on Preventing Mass Atrocities" 3 November 2016
Statement by Adama Dieng, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on the situation in and around Mosul (Iraq) 1 November 2016
Center for Civilians in Conflict Briefing Note: "Challenges and Conditions for Deploying an Effective Regional Protection Force to South Sudan." 1 November 2016
Amnesty International: South Sudan: "We did not believe we would survive": killings, rape and looting in Juba 24 October 2016
Statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation in Aleppo, Syria 21 October 2016
Amnesty International: Punished for Daesh’s crimes’: Displaced Iraqis abused by militias and government forces 18 October 2016
Amnesty International: Scorched Earth, Poison Air 29 September 2016
Amnesty International: Syria: ‘Horrific’ attack on UN aid convoy is a flagrant violation of international law 20 September 2016
United Nations General Assembly holds eighth annual informal, interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect 6 September 2016
Statement of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Burundi 24 August 2016
2016 Secretary-General Report: Mobilizing collective action: the next decade of the responsibility to protect 16 August 2016
Statement of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in South Sudan 12 July 2016
Statement by the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in the Kingdom of Bahrain 22 June 2016
Statement of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, in response to the escalation of islamophobia and homophobia following the events in Orlando 17 June 2016
UN Commssion of Inquiry Report: “They came to destroy”: ISIS Crimes Against the Yazidis 15 June 2016
Statement by the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on Recent Inflammatory Rhetoric by President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia, Targeting the Mandinka Ethnic Group 7 June 2016
Statement by the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the Situation of Civilians in the Syrian Arab Republic 10 May 2016
Statement by the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the Conviction of Radovan Karadzic for Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity 24 March 2016
Group of Friends of RtoP Statement in Geneva at the Informal Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide 3 March 2016
UN Commission of Inquiry Report: Almost five years on, Syria is a country destroyed with civilians paying the biggest price 23 February 2016
Statement by UN Special Advisers on Genocide Prevention and RtoP on the situation in Yemen 18 February 2016
Statement by the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on RtoP on the Situation in Syria 17 February 2016
Alex J. Bellamy, The Washington Post: Syria is a failure of commitment, not principle 16 February 2016
Secretary-General's remarks at Security Council open debate on "Respect for the Principles and Purposes of the Charter as a Key Element for the Maintenance of International Peace and Security" 16 February 2016
Alex J. Bellamy, The Global Observatory: Time to Rethink Protection as Syrian Mistakes Echo Sri Lanka 10 February 2016
Amnesty International: Central African Republic: More Efforts Needed to Get the Special Criminal Court Operating 23 December 2015
Statement by the Netherlands on behalf of the Group of Friends of RtoP at the UN Security Council Arria Formula Meeting 17 December 2015
Statement by UN Special Advisers on Genocide Prevention and RtoP in response to the recent escalation of Islamophobia and manifestations of intolerance 16 December 2015
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - The Horror in Northern Iraq 12 November 2015
Statement by Special Advisers on Prevention of Genocide and Responsibility to Protect: Myanmar Elections 4 November 2015
ISCI Report - Countdown to Annihilation: Genocide in Myanmar 3 November 2015
Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School Report on Persecution of the Rohingya Muslims 29 October 2015
Amnesty International Report: Deadly Journeys - The Refugee and Trafficking Crisis in Southeast Asia 20 October 2015
Press Release: Statement by Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect on the escalation of incitement to violence in Syria on religious grounds 13 October 2015
Proposal by France and Mexico on the Suspension of the Veto in Case of Mass Atrocities 1 October 2015
Early Warning Project: Which Countries Are Most Likely to Suffer Onsets of State-Led Mass Killing in 2015? 21 September 2015
Statement by Special Advisers on the Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide on accountability and reconciliation in Sri Lanka 17 September 2015
Yemen: Joint Statement by UN Special Advisers on Genocide and RtoP 15 September 2015
Dr. Jennifer Welsh Special Adviser on RtoP Statement at the 2015 Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect 8 September 2015
Special Advisers Press Conference on Implementing RtoP 8 September 2015
Statement of the European Union at the 2015 Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect 8 September 2015
Statement of The Group of Friends on the Responsibility to Protect at the UN General Assembly Informal Interactive on the Responsibility to Protect 8 September 2015
Statement of the President of the General Assembly at the 2015 Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect 8 September 2015
Statement of the Secretary-General at the 2015 Informal Interative Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect 8 September 2015
Asia and the Pacific Policy Society - Will Myanmar be the world’s next mass atrocity? 1 September 2015
OHCHR: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Impunity and Accountability in Darfur for 2014 21 August 2015
Amnesty International - Syria: War crimes amplify suffering of Eastern Ghouta’s bombed and besieged civilians 12 August 2015
2015 Secretary-General Report: A Vital and Enduring Commitment: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect 11 August 2015
Alex Bellamy, Can New Sustainable Development Goals Add Firepower to the War on War? 10 August 2015
Amnesty International: Central African Republic: Erased Identity 31 July 2015
UNAMI - Report on the Protection of Civilians in the Armed Conflict in Iraq: 11 December 2014 – 30 April 2015 22 July 2015
Amnesty international Campaign: JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF WAR CRIMES IN GAZA CONFLICT 22 July 2015
[INFOGRAPHIC] Explainer: The Case of Hissène Habré 22 July 2015
International Rescue Committee Report: Too Soon To Turn Away - Security, Governanc and Humanitarian Need in the Central African Republic 22 July 2015
Report of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance: Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance. June 2015. 16 June 2015
Statement on Syria by Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and RtoP, and Special Rapporteurs on Minority Issues and Freedom of Religion or Belief 12 June 2015
IRIN: Tackling the Roots of the Rohingya Crisis 8 June 2015
UN News: In Burundi, UN Special Adviser urges all parties to engage in talks to calm tensions 31 May 2015
Civil Society's Inputs: ASEAN Vision 2025 27 May 2015
IRIN: What Now for Burundi? Five Key Risks 18 May 2015
Canadian International Council - The Responsibility to Protect: 10 years on 14 May 2015
Amnesty International-Syria 'Circle of hell': Barrel bombs in Aleppo bring terror and bloodshed forcing civilians underground 6 May 2015
Alex J. Bellamy, Chatham House-A chronic protection problem: the DPRK and the Responsibility to Protect 4 May 2015
"France Diplomatie-Why France wishes to regulate use of the veto in the United Nations Security Council" 28 April 2015
Alex Bellamy-The Islamic State and the case for the Responsibility to Protect 21 April 2015
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights: The Rohingya Crisis and the Risk of Atrocities in Myanmar 15 April 2015
Statement by the Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect on the Situation in Yemen 9 April 2015
Statement by the Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect on the Situation in Yarmouk, Syria 9 April 2015
On R2P: How the NGO and tech sectors can help protect communities 7 April 2015
Prioritizing Human Security: Delivering a United Nations That Prevents Atrocities 26 March 2015
Gareth Evans - R2P: THE NEXT TEN YEARS 17 March 2015
pdf Chatham House - International Affairs: A chronic protection problem: the DPRK and the Responsibility to Protect 16 March 2015
pdf Chatham House - International Affairs: The Responsibility to Protect and the International Criminal Court: counteracting the crisis 10 February 2015
UN Special Advisers on Genocide and R2P - Statement on the escalation of incitement rhetoric in response to the murder of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh 6 February 2015
Global Public Policy Institute: Germany Needs More Than a Debate About the Military 4 February 2015
Ahmed H. Adam: Why is the World Blind to the Fresh Threat of Genocide in Darfur? 20 January 2015
Secretary-General's remarks, Referencing RtoP and Rights up Front, to informal meeting of the General Assembly on the Year Ahead 9 January 2015
Alex Bellamy: A Living Reality? The Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities 18 December 2014
UN Special Advisors on Genocide and R2P, UN Special Representatives on Sexual Violence and Children in Conflict: South Sudan's Leaders Must Act Now to End Suffering 16 December 2014
Fiott, Daniel, Joachim Koops (Eds.) - "The Responsibility to Protect and the Third Pillar: Legitimacy and Operationalization." 15 December 2014
Roland Paris, Washington Post - Is it possible to meet the ‘Responsibility to Protect’? 10 December 2014
Amnesty International - Left Out in the Cold: Syrian refugees abandoned by the international community 5 December 2014
Aljazeera America - Fighting over the spoils of war: Resources, resentment at heart of C.A.R. conflict 3 December 2014
Amnesty International: North Korea: UN vote a crucial step to ensure perpetrators of crimes against humanity face justice 26 November 2014
International Peace Institute: The Intervention Brigade: Legal Issues for the UN in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 26 November 2014
The Malaysian Insider: Asean must not remain aloof from Rohingya dilemma 12 November 2014
UN Special Advisors on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect: Framework of Analysis for Atrocity Crimes: A Tool for Prevention 5 November 2014
Alex Bellamy: Legality, Legitimacy, and Human Protection: International Intervention Against ISIS in Syria 16 October 2014
FIDH: Urgent request for a United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) Special Session on accountability for grave and widespread human rights violations in Libya 15 October 2014
United States Insitute of Peace - Elections and Violent Conflict in Kenya: Making Prevention Stick 14 October 2014
Amnesty International: Iraq: Evidence of war crimes by government-backed Shi’a militias 14 October 2014
Statement by UN Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and RtoP on the situation in Kobane, Syria 10 October 2014
UN Resolution: Refer North Korea to Criminal Court 10 October 2014
FIDH: Killing of Kurdish protesters must be investigated and prosecuted 9 October 2014
New York Times: Investigators in Syria Seek Paper Trails That Could Prove War Crimes 8 October 2014
Washington Post: The Boko Haram insurgency, by the numbers 6 October 2014
The Notions of the Responsibility to Protect and the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict 6 October 2014
OHCHR/UNAMI: Report on the Protection of Armed Civilians in Iraq 3 October 2014
AFP: CAR's Shattered Judiciary Unable to Tackle Crime 2 October 2014
Gareth Evans: The limits to fighting Islamic State 29 September 2014
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Ending Libya's Civil War: Reconciling Politics, Rebuilding Security 26 September 2014
Enough Project: Spoils of War, Spoilers of Peace: Changing the Calculus of South Sudan's Deadly Conflict 26 September 2014
FIDH: Civilians should not be hostage to ongoing armed clashes 24 September 2014
FIDH: The Human Rights Council should push for more accountability in Yemen 18 September 2014
Amnesty International:Nigeria's torture chambers exposed in new report 18 September 2014
USHMM: Atrocity Prevention at the Crossroads: Assessing the President’s Atrocity Prevention Board after Two Years 16 September 2014
The Quiet Audience: U.S. Responsibility to Call for an International Investigation into Crimes against Muslims in Burma 12 September 2014
Surin Pitsuwan, The Malaysian Insider : A caring Asean community 10 September 2014
Amnesty: Gruesome evidence of ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq as Islamic State moves to wipe out minorities 2 September 2014
2014 Report of the UN Secretary-General on RtoP: Fulfilling our Collective Responsibility 12 August 2014
pdf Concept note for the 2014 UN General Assembly Dialogue on RtoP 12 August 2014
pdf Statement by Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect on the Situation in Iraq 12 August 2014
pdf Statement by Special Advisers on Prevention of Genocide and RtoP on the situation in Gaza 24 July 2014
Amnesty International: Crying for justice- Victims’ perspectives on justice for the post-election violence in Kenya 15 July 2014
Amnesty International: CAR: Perpetrators of atrocities must have nowhere to hide from justice 10 July 2014
Maggie Powers; openDemocracy: The Responsibility to Protect after Libya – dead, dying or thriving? 25 June 2014
FIDH: CAR: "They must all leave or die" 25 June 2014
Adama Dieng: Should the Media Actively Support Transitional Justice Efforts? 13 June 2014
Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium: In the eye of the storm 5 June 2014
pdf UN Security Council: Press Statement on Central African Republic 2 June 2014
Alex Bellamy: Are New Robust Mandates Putting UN Peacekeepers More at Risk? 29 May 2014
Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies: Rohingya Crisis 29 May 2014
The Guardian: Interview with Kofi Annan on Syria and RtoP 23 May 2014
Transparency International: Nigeria: Corruption & Insecurity 21 May 2014
Global Public Policy Institute: Major Powers and the Contested Evolution of a ‘Responsibility to Protect’ 15 May 2014
The Sudan Consortium: The impact of Sudanese military operations on the civilian population of Southern Kordofan - April 2014 9 May 2014
Council on Foreign Relations: Preventing mass atrocities: Deadlocked despite more awareness 5 May 2014
pdf Statement to the Security Council by Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, on the Crisis in South Sudan 2 May 2014
Media Briefing by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on Mission to South Sudan 30 April 2014
International Peace Institute: UN Adviser on Prevention of Genocide - "We Have to Make Sure the Security Council Acts" 28 April 2014
NGOs condemn attacks on civilians in South Sudan and emphasize a need for urgent humanitarian assistance 28 April 2014
Canadian International Council: Protecting R2P From Misuse 25 April 2014
African Arguments: How to tackle the DRC’s complex anti-impunity agenda 23 April 2014
Adama Dieng: Accountability in South Sudan - the African Union steps up 23 April 2014
Citizens for Peace and Justice: Government and Opposition Leadership Should Publicly Denounce Atrocities Committed by their Forces in South Sudan 23 April 2014
OpenCanada.org: Today's Digital Witnesses Can Prevent Tomorrow's War Crimes 22 April 2014
James R. Silkenat, ABA: Arms Exports to Countries with a Consistent Pattern of Gross Human Rights Abuses 17 April 2014
Pam Omidyar: Invest in Atrocity Prevention 14 April 2014
African Arguments: How did Rwanda’s genocide change our world? 3 April 2014
African Arguments: Intervention in the CAR: less talk, more action 1 April 2014
Amnesty International: UN: Atrocities fuelled by inaction on Arms Trade Treaty promises 1 April 2014
ISHR: The North Korea Case: Why a Commission of Inquiry Works 31 March 2014
Canadian International Council: There's Hope for R2P 24 March 2014
Romeo Dallaire: The Very Real Prospect of Genocide in Burma 24 March 2014
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Museum Statement on the Third Anniversary of the Conflict in Syria 17 March 2014
The Sudan Consortium: Update on the Impact of Aerial Bombardment on Civilians February 2014 17 March 2014
Jennifer Welsh: Statement on the findings of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the DPRK 14 March 2014
Statement to the Security Council at the Arria-Formula Meeting by Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, on the Crisis in CAR 14 March 2014
Sara E. Davies: R2P and Gender: the Marginalization of Responsibilities 14 March 2014
Enough Project: Looming Crisis: Open Wounds in Abyei Increase Risk of New War 13 March 2014
African Arguments: Is it time for a more serious response to Boko Haram? 12 March 2014
Gareth Evans: 'Lessons from Intervention in the 21st Century' 12 March 2014
United to End Genocide: Three Weeks, Three Observations from Burma 11 March 2014
UN Dispatch: It’s the Tenth Anniversary of When the Media Declared “Genocide” in Darfur 26 February 2014
The Brookings Institution: The Responsibility to Protect Hangs in the Balance 25 February 2014
Enough Project: Peace Still Possible in South Sudan Despite Apparent War Crimes 20 February 2014
UN News: North Korea: UN Commission documents wide-ranging and ongoing crimes against humanity, urges referral to ICC 17 February 2014
Carnegie Europe: Germany Needs to Embrace the Responsibility to Protect 13 February 2014
Amnesty International: Central African Republic: Ethnic Cleansing and Sectarian Killings 12 February 2014
Brookings Institute: Syria: Another Form of Negotiation is Needed 8 February 2014
Public Interest Advocacy Centre - New evidence of war crimes in Sri Lankan civil war 6 February 2014
OHCHR: Deprival of food, water, shelter and medical care – a method of war in Syria, and a crime against humanity 6 February 2014
Alison Giffen, CNN: How the UN Should Handle South Sudan 5 February 2014
IPI Global Observatory: As Violence Persists, International Intervention in CAR Falls Short 5 February 2014
One Earth Future: The Private Sector's Role in Preventing Conflict in South Sudan 5 February 2014
Enough Project: Forgotten Wars: Sudan's Periphery Smolders as Focus Turns to South Sudan 3 February 2014
Civil Society Statements on the Establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into Atrocities Committed During the Conflict in South Sudan 25 January 2014
Holly Dranginis, Denise Siwatula: To prevent an M23 resurgence in Congo, perpetrators must face justice 24 January 2014
E-International Relations: R2P, Syria, and Humanitarianism in Crisis 23 January 2014
Statement to the Security Council by Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, on the Crisis in CAR 22 January 2014
Sudan Consortium: The Impact of Aerial Bombing of Civilian Settlements in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States 21 January 2014
Alex Bellamy, IPI: Libyan Case a Red Herring in Syria Dilemma 15 January 2014
Christopher Day: To Understand the Crisis in CAR, Beware of Familiar Narratives 13 January 2014
African Arguments: South Sudan Talks Must Make Provision for Justice and Reconciliation 8 January 2014
IPI: Planning Ahead for a Post-Conflict Syria: Lessons from Iraq, Lebanon, and Yemen 7 January 2014
Madeleine Albright: Why the Central African Republic Crisis is A Security Problem for the U.S. 2 January 2014
Statement by UN Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and RtoP on the situation in South Sudan 24 December 2013
Oxford Research Group: Building Sustainable Peace and Security in the Central African Republic 11 December 2013
IPI Global Observatory: The RtoP Principle is Not the Problem: Interview with Jennifer Welsh 11 December 2013
Global Centre for R2P: R2P in Practice: Ethnic Violence, Elections, and Atrocity Prevention in Kenya 10 December 2013
Alex Bellamy: How Humanitarians Protect Populations Against Mass Atrocities (With Limits) 10 December 2013
Toronto Star: Child Soldiers are Early Warning of Genocide to Come 7 December 2013
Satellite Sentinel Project: Up in Flames: Towns Bombed and Homes Torched in South Kordofan 5 December 2013
Alex Bellamy: Diplomacy and the Distractions of Protection 27 November 2013
FIDH - CAR: UN must urgently deploy a peacekeeping mission 26 November 2013
WILPF: Petition to Include Women at Geneva II Peace Talks 25 November 2013
Alexandra Buskie: Catching Fire: National Interest and the Central African Republic 22 November 2013
Thierry Vircoulin: Central African Republic is descending into anarchy 20 November 2013
FIDH: Libya: The Authorities have a Responsibility to Protect the Population 19 November 2013
Sudan Consortium: The Impact of Aerial Bombing of Civilian Settlements in Southern Kordofan 15 November 2013
New York Times Op-Ed: Kenya and the International Criminal Court 9 November 2013
The Guardian: The World Must Unite to Save Central African Republic from Catastrophe 9 November 2013
Reuters: Sudanese rebels tell world to "wake up" to war 7 November 2013
Amnesty International: Guatemala: Rios Montt Trial Delay is a Letdown to Genocide Victims 6 November 2013
Statement to the Security Council by UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in the Central African Republic 1 November 2013
No Red Lines in Central African Republic: It’s Time to Act 1 November 2013
IRIN: Imminent Demise of M23 Unlikely to Bring Peace to DRC 31 October 2013
South African Journal of International Affairs: Protection Gaps for Civilian Victims of Political Violence 31 October 2013
Enough Project: Taking Back Eastern Congo – Comprehensively Addressing the M23 and FDLR Rebel Groups 30 October 2013
Amnesty International: CAR: Violence of Security Forces now out of Control 29 October 2013
Global Centre for R2P: Third Meeting of the Global Network of R2P Focal Points 25 October 2013
Washington Post: UN Human Rights Council Needs to Keep an Eye on Burma 24 October 2013
Satellite Sentinel Project: Human Security Warning: Sudan Army Poised for Offensive in South Kordofan or Abyei 22 October 2013
UN News Centre: Security Council: UN envoys urge resumption of talks between DR Congo, rebels 21 October 2013
Global Centre for RtoP: 2014-2015 Security Council Elections and the Responsibility to Protect 17 October 2013
MSF: Central African Republic: Tens of Thousands Flee Attacks and Killings 16 October 2013
Statement by UN Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and on the Responsibility to Protect on the situation in the CAR 1 October 2013
New York Times - South Sudan's Army Faces Accusations of Civilian Abuse 30 September 2013
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - BRICS in Global Governance: A Progressive and Cooperative Force? 28 September 2013
Global Centre for RtoP and Foreign Ministers of Nigeria and the Netherlands hold Sixth Annual Ministerial meeting on RtoP 27 September 2013
FIDH - Omar Al Bashir at the UN General Assembly: U.S. must arrest him if he sets foot on U.S. territory 23 September 2013
Sudan Consortium - The Impact of Aerial Bombing of Civilian Settlements in Southern Kordofan 20 September 2013
United Nations General Assembly holds fifth informal, interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect 12 September 2013
“No to Tyranny… No to War”: 20 Arab Organizations Decry America’s Strike and Assad’s Crimes in Syria 12 September 2013
Financial Times: Death toll rises to 73 in Central African Republic clashes 10 September 2013
Kofi Annan, New York Times: Justice for Kenya 9 September 2013
Mike Abramowitz, Washington Post: Does the United States have a ‘responsibility to protect’ the Syrian people? 9 September 2013
New York Times: On Syria, a U.N. Vote Isn’t Optional 4 September 2013
WILPF: Statement on Syria, Chemical Weapons, and Avoiding Military Intervention 30 August 2013
Gareth Evans, Australian Financial Review: The Moral Case on Syria When the Law is Lacking 30 August 2013
Huffington Post: Responding to Protect Civilians in Syria? 28 August 2013
US News: Syria and the Limits of Responsibility to Protect 27 August 2013
Statement on Alleged Chemical Weapons Use in Syria by the Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and Responsibility to Protect 23 August 2013
CIC: Interview with Jennifer Welsh, New Special Adviser on RtoP: Where R2P Goes From Here 22 August 2013
Amnesty International: Syria: UN team must get full access to investigate ‘chemical weapons’ claim 21 August 2013
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect: Statement on Today's Reported Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria 21 August 2013
Senior UN officials call on Security Council to boost protection of civilians 19 August 2013
UN News Centre: Interview with Patricia O'Brien, United Nations USG of Legal Affairs, on RtoP 19 August 2013
USIP: RtoP Weighed Down by Misconceptions 16 August 2013
Statement on the situation in Egypt by the Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect 15 August 2013
New York Times: Death Toll in Egypt climbs to 525 15 August 2013
Huffington Post: Ivan Simonovic, UN ASG for Human Rights—Lawlessness in the Heart of Africa 14 August 2013
The Guardian: Mary Robinson, UN Special Envoy to Great Lakes Region: DRC’s Women Hold Key to Lasting Peace 12 August 2013
Voice of America: Keita Wins Mali Election After Cisse Concedes 12 August 2013
Enough Project Report: Sudan: The Economics of Ethnic Cleansing 8 August 2013
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect: Summary of the Secretary-General's Report on RtoP: State Responsibility and Prevention 6 August 2013
New York Times: Mike Abramowitz, US Holocaust Memorial Museum: Who Will Stand Up for the Responsibility to Protect? 5 August 2013
Release of Secretary-General Report on Responsibility to Protect: State Responsibility and Prevention” 5 August 2013
Donald Steinberg, President of World Learning—Keynote Address on “Responsibility to Protect in the Real World: A Tale of Two Countries” 5 August 2013
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect: Statement on the Situation in South Sudan 2 August 2013
UN News: Mali: UN mission welcomes peaceful elections, stresses need to respect results 29 July 2013
Kurdish Centre for Studies & Legal Consultancy - Call out to the EU and the int'l community to protect the minorities in Syria 27 July 2013
Refugees International - UN Must Not Make Congo Crisis Worse 24 July 2013
FIDH - Questions & Answers on Hissène Habré’s case 23 July 2013
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Release of the New Report of the Working Group on the Responsibility to Protect - The United States and R2P: From Words to Action 23 July 2013
Politico: Madeleine K. Albright and Richard S. Williamson - Our shared responsibility to protect 22 July 2013
Global Public Policy Insitute--Protection and Responsibility: An Analysis of US Foreign Policy to Prevent Mass Atrocities 18 July 2013
International Criminal Court – Ruto and Sang case: Trial to open in The Hague 15 July 2013
Al Jazeera - UN judges reinstate Karadzic genocide charge 11 July 2013
Aditi Gorur & Michelle Ker, The Stimson Center - New U.N. Force May Increase Risks for Civilians 11 July 2013
UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - The United Nations welcome that “Criminalization of torture in the DRC is moving forward” 9 July 2013
UN News - At start of Islamic fasting month, Ban appeals to all parties in Syria to stop violence 9 July 2013
Maj. Gen. Patrick Cammaert and Fiona Blyth, IPI – Policy brief: The UN Intervention Brigade in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 8 July 2013
UN Office on Genocide Prevention and RtoP - Statement by Special Adviser Adama Dieng on the situation in Syria 8 July 2013
allAfrica - Congo-Kinshasa: New Urgency to Talks With M23 Rebels 8 July 2013
Refugees International - Myanmar: Protecting Minority Rights Is Non-Negotiable 1 July 2013
OHCHR - Updated UN study indicates at least 93,000 people killed in Syria conflict 13 June 2013
Amnesty International - Sudan: New evidence of scorched earth tactics against civilians in Blue Nile 11 June 2013
OHCHR - Conflict in Syria reaches new levels of brutality 6 June 2013
Amnesty International - Independent report confirms need for Syria to be referred to ICC 5 June 2013
Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - Opening Statement at the 23rd session of the Human Rights Council 28 May 2013
Amnesty International - Guatemala overturns historic genocide conviction 21 May 2013
UN News - Nigerian rebels could face war crimes charges for "population" cleansing 20 May 2013
UN News - Central African Republic: UN envoy urges SC to bolster security, consider sanctions against rebels 16 May 2013
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - R2P Monitor: Issue 9 16 May 2013
Reuters - Syria death toll at least 80,000, says U.N. General Assembly president 16 May 2013
General Assembly demands that Syrian authorities meet their responsibility to protect populations in adopted Resolution 15 May 2013
Amnesty International - UN resolution on Syria will do little to stop massive abuses 15 May 2013
New Report from IAI, EUISS and Edizioni Nuova Cultera Maps the European Union’s Cooperation with Other International Organizations to Prevent Mass Atrocities 10 May 2013
Amnesty International - Historic conviction brings long-awaited justice in Guatemala 10 May 2013
AllAfrica - Kenya: ICC Postpones Trial Against Kenya Deputy President 6 May 2013
Fact Sheet: The Obama Administration’s Comprehensive Efforts to Prevent Mass Atrocities Over the Past Year 1 May 2013
USIP Peace Brief - Atrocity Prevention at the State Level: Security Sector Reform and Horizontal Inequality 30 April 2013
ICTJ - Briefing Paper: Closing Kenya’s Impunity Gap: Legal and Institutional Frameworks for Trying Serious Crimes in Kenya’s Courts 30 April 2013
Amnesty International - More than 1.3 million refugees from Syria in dire need of increased international support 24 April 2013
Statement of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the judicial process against the former Head of State and former Chief of Intelligence of Guatemala 23 April 2013
UNDP, US AID, and the International Peace Institute - Report: New Technology and the Prevention of Violence and Conflict 22 April 2013
Amnesty International - Guatemala: Scrapping genocide trial would strengthen impunity 22 April 2013
New Publication from the Alliance for Peacebuilding: Building Peace 18 April 2013
European Parliament adopts resolution on RtoP, calling for 'European Consensus' on RtoP 18 April 2013
International Crisis Group - Trial by Error: Justice in Post Qadhafi Libya 17 April 2013
Amnesty International - New Report on Sudan: Indiscriminate bombing exacerbates humanitarian crisis in Southern Kordofan 17 April 2013
Valerie Amos, Ertharin Cousin, Antonio Guterres, Anthony Lake, Margaret Chan - A U.N. Appeal to Save Syria 15 April 2013
UN Security Council President Statement on conflict prevention in Africa stresses importance of RtoP 15 April 2013
Telegraph - Most victims of sexual violence in conflict zones are children, report shows 10 April 2013
FIDH Briefing Paper: Violence Against Women in Syria - Breaking the Silence 9 April 2013
Discussion between: Gareth Evans & Ramesh Thakur and Robert A. Pape on Humanitarian Intervention and RtoP 8 April 2013
Report from Enough Project, Satellite Sentinel Project, DigitalGlobal: Architects of Atrocity – The Sudanese Government’s War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity and Torture in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States 5 April 2013
AI - UN puts human rights at heart of historic ATT 2 April 2013
Statement of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide on the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty at the UNGA 2 April 2013
ICC Prosecutor marks Genocide Awareness Month 2 April 2013
Cardozo Law School - Lunchtime Lecture: Three Who Resisted in Hitler’s Europe 1 April 2013
Civil society organizations working in Africa call to end intimidations and hate campaigns against civil society organisations in Kenya 28 March 2013
BRICS countries call for “full and unimpeded” humanitarian access in Syria 28 March 2013
Jon Western and Joshua S. Goldstein, Foreign Affairs - R2P After Syria 27 March 2013
Inter-Parliamentary Union adopts resolution on the role of parliamentarians and the Responsibility to Protect 27 March 2013
Reuters (via CIC) - Interview with Naomi Kikoler (Global Centre for R2P): A Responsibility to Prevent 27 March 2013
FIDH - DRC: An intervention brigade within MONUSCO would require further human rights protection mechanisms 27 March 2013
Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland - Recent seminar: the link between mediation and the Responsibility to Protect is evident 27 March 2013
Amnesty International - Keep up international pressure against abuses in Syria 26 March 2013
Statement of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Myanmar 25 March 2013
FIDH - Appeal to the BRICS: Show your solidarity with the people of Syria 25 March 2013
Stop the Atrocity Supply Chain - Enablers of Mass Atrocities: Enablers of the Syrian Conflict 21 March 2013
Reuters - U.N. presses Sri Lanka to pursue wartime crimes 21 March 2013
Amnesty International - Communities Shattered By Arms Proliferation and Abuse in Côte D’Ivoire 20 March 2013
Amnesty International - Guatemala: First trial of former head of state offers hope of justice 19 March 2013
FIDH - Mali: For an articulated intervention based on and in favour of the respect for human rights 18 March 2013
Al Jazeera - Kenya's Kenyatta to urge ICC to drop charges 18 March 2013
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect -Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Start of the Syrian Conflict 15 March 2013
Amnesty International - From ‘Days of Rage’ to raging conflict - Two years of turmoil in Syria 15 March 2013
UNICEF - Syria’s Children: A Lost Generation? 14 March 2013
Amnesty International - Major Powers Fuelling Atrocities: Why the World Needs a Robust Arms Trade Treaty 12 March 2013
Upcoming Event: Australian Institute of International Affairs - The Responsibility to Protect 8 March 2013
Upcoming events: Task Force Report at the European Parliament UN in Geneva, and the London School of Economics 7 March 2013
Auschwitz Institute for Peace & Reconciliation: Romeo Dallaire Stresses Rebuilding After Atrocities as Crucial to Prevention of Future Crimes 6 March 2013
Independent task force publishes new report evaluating European Union capacity to prevent mass atrocities 4 March 2013
UN News Centre - Kenyan elections must be free of sexual violence, UN official stresses ahead of polls 1 March 2013
Interview with Naomi Kikoler of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect 27 February 2013
Human Rights Council panel discussion to commemorate 20th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration 25 February 2013
ICRtoP contributes to WF News (a WFM-IGP publication): Strengthening the Rule of Law is essential to implement RtoP 23 February 2013
Upcoming event - Launch of report on The EU and the prevention of mass atrocities: An assessment of strengths and weaknesses 20 February 2013
FIDH - Run up to Kenya’s 2013 General Elections: Justice is Key to Ensure that History of Election Related Violence does Not Repeat Itself 19 February 2013
Carnegie Europe - Judy Dempsey, Syria: We have a responsibility to protect 18 February 2013
Security Council Holds Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict 12 February 2013
Global Centre For the Responsibility to Protect - The March 2013 Elections in Kenya and the Responsibility to Protect 11 February 2013
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Fighting incitement to crimes against humanity 11 February 2013
Upcoming event: Ryerson Conference on Preventing Atrocities 6 February 2013
Breakout Session on the Responsibility to Protect during Munich Security Conference 5 February 2013
New York Times - Assad Can Avoid Trial by Leaving, Coalition Says 4 February 2013
UN Office on Genocide Prevention and RtoP - Statement of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Mali 1 February 2013
Amnesty International - Kenya: Stalled police reform is a risk to elections 30 January 2013
Upcoming Event: Freedom of Expression in Post-Genocide Rwanda 25 January 2013
Secretary-General mentions RtoP in the context of Syria and Mali while addressing to the World Economic Forum 24 January 2013
Refugees International Blog Post - DRC: Picking Up the Pieces After M23’s Withdrawal 23 January 2013
International Rescue Committee - Press Release - Kenya: Civil society calls on government to end abuse of refugees 22 January 2013
Ahead of the African Union Summits: FIDH calls on States to protect civilians in the context of armed intervention in Mali 22 January 2013
Reliefweb - UNHCR urgently reinforcing staff and resources for Mali – in anticipation of further new displacement 18 January 2013
Statement by the African Commission on the Present Human Rights Situation in Mali 18 January 2013
International Federation for Human Rights - Military intervention in Mali: Human rights and humanitarian law compliance is crucial to fighting terrorism 16 January 2013
Amnesty International - Mali: ICC investigation of conflict crimes a key step towards justice 16 January 2013
International Criminal Court Prosecutor opens investigation into war crimes in Mali 16 January 2013
Letter to the United Nations Security Council from 57 Member States requesting Syria be referred to the ICC 14 January 2013
Amnesty International - Mali: All parties must do utmost to prevent civilian casualties 14 January 2013
International Rescue Committee report - Syria displacement crisis worsens as protracted humanitarian emergency looms 14 January 2013
Kofi Annan on his new book "Interventions: A Life in War and Peace" 14 January 2013
National Post - Roméo Dallaire and Kyle Matthews, The price of inaction in Mali 14 January 2013
Medecins Sans Frontieres - Mali: MSF calls for warring parties to respect the safety of civilians 13 January 2013
Médecins Sans Frontières - MSF Calls for Respect of Civilians in Northern Mali 13 January 2013
Centre for Democracy and Development - Jibrin Ibrahim - The Malian Crisis 12 January 2013
FIDH - FIDH calls the Security Council to take on its responsibility and trigger the jurisdiction of the Court over Syria 12 January 2013
Joel Barkan - Council on Foreign Relations, Electoral Violence in Kenya 10 January 2013
Amnesty International - Protection of minorities must take priority in Syria transition 10 January 2013
CNN - Michael Spindelegger, Karl Erjavec, Eamon Gilmore and Villy Søvndal, Time to Refer Syria Crisis to the ICC 10 January 2013
CNN - Time to Refer Syria to the ICC 10 January 2013
David Kaye, Foreign Policy - Responsibility to Object 10 January 2013
Hugh Breakey, Charles Sampford and Ramesh Thakur - The Canberra Times, Principles to protect rise above politics 7 January 2013
UN News Service - Increasing ethnic violence in DR Congo has led to serious humanitarian crisis 4 January 2013
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay - Data analysis suggests over 60,000 people killed in Syria conflict 2 January 2013
Amnesty International - Armed intervention in Mali risks worsening the crisis 21 December 2012
UN Office on Genocide Prevention and RtoP - Statement of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Syria 21 December 2012
BBC - First civilian sentenced for Argentina Dirty War crimes 19 December 2012
European Parliament reiterates support for the Responsibility to Protect in resolution on the 2011 report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 13 December 2012
Collaborative Report by NGOs - Getting Back on Track: Implementing the UN Regional Strategy on the LRA 13 December 2012
Statement of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide to commemorate the anniversary of the Genocide Convention 7 December 2012
Amnesty International, Global Centre for R2P, Human Rights Watch, International Federation of Human Rights - Mali: Open letter to the members of the UNSC 6 December 2012
Upcoming Event by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, USIP, and Brookings – RtoP: Can it make a difference? 5 December 2012
Amnesty International - Yemen: Abyan conflict a human rights “catastrophe” 4 December 2012
UNSC holds debate on its working methods: 7 States urge P5 to refrain from veto in cases of mass atrocities 26 November 2012
Peter van Tuijl (GPPAC), Christian Science Monitor - Mali security nightmare: Why foreign intervention alone won't stop the chaos 26 November 2012
United Nations University: Policy Guide - Enhancing Protection Capacity: Policy Guide to the Responsibility to Protect and the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts 19 November 2012
Protection Gateway: The UN’s Action in Sri Lanka: Q&A with Alex Bellamy 19 November 2012
FIDH - Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories: Call for Special Session of the HRC in the Gaza Strip 19 November 2012
UN report: Mass arbitrary execution of civilians, including dozens of children, in Southern Masisi, Eastern DRC 14 November 2012
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies - Event: Norms of Protection – Responsibility to Protect and Protection of Civilians 13 November 2012
Amnesty International - Libya: Foreign nationals face abuse and exploitation 13 November 2012
New publication from the Institute for Security Studies: The Responsibility to Protect – From Evasive to Reluctant Action? 12 November 2012
Global Public Policy Institute and partners launch project on global norms and the Responsibility to Protect 5 November 2012
FIDH - Côte d’Ivoire: Justice to combat human rights violations and insecurity 5 November 2012
UN Association Maine Chapter - Panel Event: Everyone has the Responsibility to Protect 5 November 2012
Panel Event, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - On the Front Lines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process 2 November 2012
Amnesty International - Nigeria: Security forces out of control in fight against terror of Boko Haram 1 November 2012
Sara Davies, Protection Gateway - Preventing, Protecting and Empowering: Women, Peace and Security and R2P 30 October 2012
FIDH - Renewed violence underscores government’s failure to protect minorities, prevent ethnic cleansing 30 October 2012
Amnesty International - Côte d’Ivoire: Time to put an end to the cycle of reprisals and revenge 26 October 2012
Accountability Lab - Eight Ideas on Preventing Atrocities through Accountability and Understanding 25 October 2012
The World Today - Gareth Evans on 'Responsibility to Protect' after Libya 1 October 2012
24 governments mention RtoP during GA Opening Plenary Debate 1 October 2012
Joint Press Release by the Governments of Australia, Costa Rica, Denmark and Ghana regarding Second Annual Meeting of the Network of National R2P Focal Points 29 September 2012
Remarks by Deputy Secretary General at ministerial breakfast on RtoP 28 September 2012
Anmesty International–Mali: Civilians bear the brunt of the conflict 20 September 2012
Human Rights Council Holds Interactive Dialogue with Chair of International Commission of Inquiry on Syria 17 September 2012
Enough Project – Report: Shifting the Burden: The Responsibility to Protect Doctrine and the Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan 13 September 2012
Alex Bellamy, Protection Gateway - It’s Time to Make Prevention a “Living Reality” 12 September 2012
Navi Pillay recalls the Responsibility to Protect in a statement about the crisis in Syria 10 September 2012
UN General Assembly Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect: Timely and decisive response 5 September 2012
Tim Dunne, Lowy Interpreter - R2P, Libya and the myth of regime change 5 September 2012
Inter-Parliamentary Union - IPU calls on Syrian Parliament to fulfill its role and protect its people 30 August 2012
Gareth Evans - Speech: The RtoP After Libya and Syria 23 August 2012
UN Secretary-General Releases Report on “Responsibility to protect: timely and decisive response” 20 August 2012
UNA-UK Launches RtoP Policy Program 6 August 2012
Statement: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - Remarks to the General Assembly on Syria 2 August 2012
Opening remarks by Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy for Syria 1 August 2012
Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Economicas y Sociales summary of bill by Argentine Congressman in support of "responsibility while protecting" 23 July 2012
Amnesty International - Syria: Security Council vote will embolden violators 19 July 2012
ICRtoP welcomes the appointment of Adama Dieng as Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide 17 July 2012
Human Rights Council hosts side-event on RtoP 11 July 2012
Coalition for the ICC - Thomas Lubanga Sentenced to 14 Years Imprisonment in First ICC Trial 10 July 2012
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Statement on the One Year Anniversary of South Sudan's Independence 5 July 2012
Human Rights Council - HRC discusses human rights situation in Syria 26 June 2012
Global Centre for R2P - ECOWAS and the Global Centre for R2P co-host Regional Policy Forum on R2P in West Africa 19 June 2012
Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General - Panel Event: The Human Rights Council’s role in supporting the practical implementation of the Responsibility to Protect 19 June 2012
Statement of the Special Advisers of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide and on RtoP in Syria 14 June 2012
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement on Violence in Syria 13 June 2012
European Parliament - Recommendation to the Council defining the role of the EU in implementing RtoP 13 June 2012
Amnesty International - Syria: Deadly Reprisals 13 June 2012
ECOWAS - Video: ECOWAS and Responsibility to Protect 8 June 2012
Statement: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - "The deteriorating human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the killings in El-Houleh" 1 June 2012
Statement: UN Child Rights Committee appalled at deliberate targeting of children in Syria 31 May 2012
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Statement on the Houla Massacre 30 May 2012
Amnesty International - Mali's worst human rights violations in 50 years 15 May 2012
Announcement of United Nations Senior Level Vacancy - Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide 14 May 2012
Remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a lunch hosted by the American Society of International Law 7 May 2012
pdf S5 Resolution on Working Methods of the UN Security Council includes recommendation to refrain from veto in cases of mass atrocities 3 May 2012
Speech by Kofi Annan - Prevention, promotion and protection: our shared responsibility 30 April 2012
Global Centre for R2P Applauds US Government’s Leadership on Mass Atrocity Prevention 23 April 2012
Remarks by the President at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 22 April 2012
Prevention and Protection Working Group - Media Advisory: Quotes, Reactions to President's Holocaust Memorial Speech Available Monday 19 April 2012
UN Deputy Secretary-General - Remarks on the anniversary of the Rwanda genocide 11 April 2012
pdf S 5 governments give statement to UN General Assembly regarding their proposal on working methods of the Security Council 3 April 2012
Amnesty International - Syria: Repression continues despite Annan plan hopes 2 April 2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - Remarks To League of Arab States Summit 29 March 2012
UN Security Council Adopts Presidential Statement on Syria 21 March 2012
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Human rights violations during DRC general elections – UN report 20 March 2012
Amnesty International - Libya: Civilian deaths from NATO airstrikes must be properly investigated 20 March 2012
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Statement on the Anniversary of Atrocities in Syria 15 March 2012
Policy Brief/Workshop: Operationalizing RtoP: Building Trust and Capacities for the Third Pillar Approach 15 March 2012
Coalition for the International Criminal Court - Guilty Verdict Delivered in First ICC Trial 14 March 2012
The ICC, Responsibility to Protect and the Guilty Verdict of Thomas Lubanga 13 March 2012
ICRtoP member The Stanley Foundation and GCR2P policy brief - Preparatory Workshop for the Second Meeting of the R2P Focal Points Network 11 March 2012
IFES Briefing Paper - Next Steps in Yemen’s Transition 6 March 2012
UNSG's oral report to the General Assembly on the Implementation of Resolution on Syria 1 March 2012
Security Council Statement Calling on Syria to Grant Access to UN Humanitarian Chief 1 March 2012
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - Statement on 'The Urgent Debate on the Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in the Syrian Arab Republic' 28 February 2012
Human Rights Watch and other NGOs release joint letter - Appeal to the “Friends of Syria” Conference 22 February 2012
Human Rights Council - Report from the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic 21 February 2012
Informal Discussion on Brazil's Concept of “Responsibility While Protecting” 21 February 2012
Amnesty International - Syria: Death toll rises as bombardment of civilian areas escalates in Homs 15 February 2012
Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and on the Responsibility to Protect urge immediate action to end violence in Syria 10 February 2012
UN High Rights Chief urges international community to uphold its Responsibility to Protect in Syria 8 February 2012
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Syria Veto Costs Lives: UNSC Must Uphold ‘Responsibility to Protect’ 31 January 2012
Guatemalan Foreign Minister Calls on States' Responsibility to Protect during Security Council Syria Debate 30 January 2012
SG Ban Ki-moon, UN News - Address to Stanley Foundation Conference on the RtoP 17 January 2012
Stanley Foundation Conference - R2P: The Next Decade 17 January 2012
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - R2P Monitor 10 January 2012
United States Institute of Peace - Prevention Newsletter includes article on 'Responsibility while Protecting' 9 January 2012
Amnesty International - Arab League should clarify human rights situation in Syria 6 January 2012
Doctors without Borders –Press release: Thousands of civilians flee for their lives 3 January 2012
United States National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 20 December 2011
Call for Papers: “Resisting the Path to Genocide” Second Annual Workshop 20 December 2011
AllAfrica- Cote d'Ivoire: Laurent Gbagbo and the ICC 18 December 2011
FIDH- Joint call by Civil Society to the UN Security Council: Urgent action needed to provide protection to civilians in Syria and to ensure accountability 18 December 2011
Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary General- Secretary-General’s Year-End Press Conference 13 December 2011
Romeo Dallaire, Frank Chalk and Kyle Matthews, Ottawa Citizen- Don’t Let the DRC Go Up in Flames 12 December 2011
Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide, Francis Deng, and on the Responsibility to Protect, Edward Luck, on the contemporary relevance of the commitment to prevent genocide and related crimes 8 December 2011
Gareth Evans, Foreign Policy- End of the Argument 8 December 2011
FIDH- Yemen: The European Union Should Uphold Accountability for Ongoing Human Rights Violations Committed against Civilians 4 December 2011
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at Human Rights Council calls for Syria referral to International Criminal Court 2 December 2011
Michael Emerson, Center for European Policy Studies- The Responsibility to Protect and Regime Change 30 November 2011
Irwin Cotler, Ottawa Citizen- Syrians Die While the World Dithers 29 November 2011
Syrian forces have committed crimes against humanity – UN rights panel 28 November 2011
Kyle Matthews and Jonathan Hutson, Embassy Magazine- Using Witnesses in the Fight for Human Rights; Canada Should Leverage its Arab League Links to Pressure Russia and China on Syria 23 November 2011
Amitai Etzioni, Foreign Affairs- Point of Order: Is China More Westphalian Than the West? 23 November 2011
Jared Genser, Irwin Cotler; Preface: Desmond Tutu and Vaclav Havel, Oxford University Press- “The Responsibility to Protect: "The Promise of Stopping Mass Atrocity in Our Times” 23 November 2011
Oxford University Press- The Responsibility to Protect: The Promise of Stopping Mass Atrocities in Our Times 22 November 2011
Tarak Barkawi, Al Jazeera- Intervention Without Responsibility 21 November 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect- Syria at a Crossroads: UN General Assembly Must Uphold Their Responsibility to Protect 21 November 2011
e-International Relations- The Responsibility to Protect: Challenges & Opportunities in Light of the Libyan Intervention 20 November 2011
Human Rights Watch- Arab League: Ensure Effective Syria Monitoring Mission 18 November 2011
Martha Hall Findlay, iPolitics- Can Responsibility to Protect Survive Libya and Syria? 17 November 2011
International Crisis Group- The Lord’s Resistance Army: End Game? 16 November 2011
Former Canadian Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy to present 'The Responsibility to Protect' at University of Minnesota Law School 16 November 2011
EUISS: R2P in Syria — How to surmount the inaction of the UN Security Council? 15 November 2011
FIDH- Disregarding the Warnings of the UN Security Council, Yemen Continues its Murderous Repression 15 November 2011
Gareth Evans, The New York Times- The Lesson of Libya 14 November 2011
Amnesty International: Arab League vote to suspend Syria puts pressure on Security Council to act 13 November 2011
Union of European Federalists- Resolution “UEF Support to the Responsibility to Protect Principle” 12 November 2011
J.L. Granatstein, The Ottawa Citizen- Should Canada Focus on Keeping the Peace? No 11 November 2011
Anne-Marie Slaughter- The Atlantic: How the world can peacefully intervene in Syria 10 November 2011
Human Rights Watch- Syria: Crimes Against Humanity in Homs 10 November 2011
Marc Lynch- Foreign Policy: Arab leaders shouldn’t kill their people? 10 November 2011
12th Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict 8 November 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect- Policy Brief: The Lord’s Resistance Army and the Responsibility to Protect 8 November 2011
Refugees International- Libya: Protect Vulnerable Minorities & Assist Civilians Harmed 7 November 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect- Background Briefing: Responsibility to Protect after Libya and Cote D’Ivoire 6 November 2011
GCR2P--4th Annual Ministerial Meeting Summary: Responding to Imminent Threats of Mass Atrocities 2 November 2011
Amnesty International Report- Health Crisis: Syrian Government Targets the Wounded and Health Workers 25 October 2011
Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on United Nations Day 24 October 2011
FIDH- Open Letter: UN General Assembly Should Condemn the Violence in Syria 22 October 2011
Amnesty International- UN Security Council Resolution on Yemen Falls Short 21 October 2011
The Stanley Foundation- Policy Memo: Structuring the US Government to Prevent Atrocities: Considerations for an Atrocities Prevention Board 17 October 2011
FIDH- Silence is not an option! Syrians cannot afford to wait: Arab and International civil society present measures to the League of Arab States to intensify leadership on Syria 17 October 2011
Human Rights Watch- IBSA: Push Syria to end bloodshed Human Rights Watch 15 October 2011
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Urges United International Action to Protect Syrians 13 October 2011
Amnesty International- Libya: Detention Abuses Staining the New Libya 12 October 2011
Javier Solana- Failing the Syria Test 12 October 2011
Foreign Policy Journal- The End of the Responsibility to Protect? 11 October 2011
Human Rights Watch- Libya: Protect Civilians in Sirte Fighting 11 October 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect- Background Briefing: Highlights from the Opening of the 66th United Nations General Assembly 11 October 2011
The Stanley Foundation's Rachel Gerber- Prevention: Core to the Responsibility to Protect 9 October 2011
Gareth Evans: Responding to Mass Atrocity Crimes: The “Responsibility to Protect” After Libya 5 October 2011
FIDH- Call for strong and urgent Security Council action on Syria 29 September 2011
International Crisis Group- Conflict Risk Alert: Stopping the Spread of Sudan's New Civil War 29 September 2011
Madariaga and Folke Bernadotte Academy publish Brussels May conference report 'Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities' 27 September 2011
FIDH- Human Rights Council Draft Resolution on Yemen Out of Line with Past Action on Libya and Syria 26 September 2011
Human Rights Watch- Guinea: Two years on, stadium massacre unpunished 26 September 2011
Amnesty International- Sudan: Support for Human Rights Protection Must Not Be Based on Falsehoods 25 September 2011
International Crisis Group- Guinea: Putting the Transition Back on Track 22 September 2011
Joint Statement- Ministerial Roundtable Discussion on Responsibility to Protect: Responding to Imminent Threats of Mass Atrocities 22 September 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect: Open Letter to United Nations Member States in Advance of GA Opening 20 September 2011
Ramesh Thakur: Has R2P Worked in Libya? 19 September 2011
Inter Press Service: U.N. Security Council Fiddles While Syria Burns 15 September 2011
Amnesty International: Human Rights Agenda for Change 12 September 2011
Amnesty International: The Battle for Libya 12 September 2011
NATO Watch: How Good is NATO after Libya? 7 September 2011
UN Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and on the Responsibility to Protect on the Situation in South Kordofan State, Sudan 7 September 2011
Human Rights Council decides to dispatch a commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations in the Syrian Arab Republic 23 August 2011
Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights released Report of the Fact-Finding Mission in Syria 17 August 2011
UN News - UN urges inquiry into alleged war crimes in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state 15 August 2011
White House: Presidential Proclamation - Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Participate in Serious Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Violations and Other Abuses 4 August 2011
White House - Creation of an Interagency Atrocities Prevention Board and Corresponding Interagency Review 4 August 2011
UN News - Syria: Security Council condemns rights abuses and use of force against civilians 3 August 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Open Statement on Atrocities in South Kordofan 19 July 2011
Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Role of Regional and Sub-regional Arrangements in Implementing the Responsibility to Protect 13 July 2011
Coalition for the ICC to hold panel event on International Justice Day 10 July 2011
Ambassador Herman Schaper of the Netherlands Issues Statement at IPI Policy Forum: "Responsibility to Protect: An Emerging Principle" 30 June 2011
David Sullivan and John Prendergast - It’s time for action on Sudan 22 June 2011
Council of the European Union calls for enhancement of RtoP in Foreign Affairs Council meeting 19 June 2011
Brookings Institute - Libya and the Responsibility to Protect 15 June 2011
The Sudan Council of Churches - South Kordofan: reports of mass atrocities 10 June 2011
Council of Europe shows support for RtoP in document on priorities for 66th session of the General Assembly 9 June 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Open Letter to the Security Council on the Situation in Syria 8 June 2011
Amnesty International - Lack of Justice Could Fuel New Violence in Kyrgyzstan 8 June 2011
Amnesty International - UN Urged to Act Following Deadly Weekend in Syria 5 June 2011
Office of the Special Advisers on the Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide - Special Advisers Issue Press Release on the Situation in Syria 2 June 2011
ICRtoP Member, IRRI, and five other NGOs release letter to Dr. Jean Ping, Chairman of the African Union, on the Situation in Abyei 1 June 2011
Human Rights Council - Report of the International Commission of Inquiry in Libya 31 May 2011
Amnesty International - Côte d’Ivoire: Both Sides Responsible for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity 25 May 2011
Kevin Rudd - Sovereignty as Responsibility: Protecting the Rights of Inividuals Within States 24 May 2011
RtoP excerpts from the Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict 9 May 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - The Relationship between the Responsibility to Protect and the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict 8 May 2011
Special Session of Human Rights Council on Syria: Deputy High Commissioner denounces violence and recalls Syria's Responsibility to Protect 28 April 2011
ICRtoP - Summary: Panel of Experts find credible reports of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sri Lanka 25 April 2011
Jacob Blaustein Institute - Publication of Compilation of Risk Factors and Legal Norms for the Prevention of Genocide 15 April 2011
Ban ki Moon message for commemoration of Rwandan Genocide reflects on RtoP, international justice and role of regional organizations in ensuring 'never again' 28 March 2011
UN ASG for Peacekeeping warns of "long-planned ethnic cleansing, genocide" in Cote D'Ivoire 25 March 2011
Paul Kagame - AllAfrica.com: Rwandans Know Why Gaddafi Must Be Stopped 23 March 2011
Australia delivers joint statement on RtoP on behalf of 55 States at Human Rights Council 23 March 2011
Ban says historic resolution was clearly the international community fulfilling its responsibility to protect 18 March 2011
UN Secretary-General’s Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect on the Situation in Abyei Region of Sudan 16 March 2011
The Arab League: Outcome of the Council in its extraordinary session on Libya 11 March 2011
European Parliament Resolution of 10 March 2011 on the Southern Neighbourhood, and Libya in particular 9 March 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and ICRtoP - Open Letter to the Security Council on the Situation in Libya 3 March 2011
UNSC – Security Council imposes tough measures on Libyan regime, references RtoP in newly adopted Resolution 1970 25 February 2011
Statement by the Group of Friends on Responsibility to Protect on the situation in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 24 February 2011
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Open Statement on the Situation in Libya 22 February 2011
OHCHR - Pillay calls for international inquiry into Libyan violence and justice for victims 22 February 2011
Urgent NGO Appeal to World Leaders to Stop Atrocities in Libya 22 February 2011
UN Secretary-General Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Francis Deng, and Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, Edward Luck, on the Situation in Libya 21 February 2011
Secretary General Ban Ki Moon- Urges implementation of ‘responsibility to protect’ – by force if needed 3 February 2011
Human Rights Watch - Sudan: New Attacks on Civilians in Darfur; South Sudan Referendum Should Not Distract From New Abuses 27 January 2011
Human Rights Watch- Gbagbo Should Rein in Supporters; Rampant Killings Require Robust UN Response 26 January 2011
Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust 25 January 2011
UN GA votes to fund three additional staff in the Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide 25 January 2011
Deteriorating Situation In Darfur Of Great Concern Warn NGOs 7 January 2011
pdf Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - The Responsibility to Protect and Sudan: An update 7 January 2011
pdf Ivory Coast --Statement by the Special Advisors for the prevention of genocide and the Responsibility to Protect 28 December 2010
pdf Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect - Open Statement on the Lord's Resistance Army 13 December 2010
UN News - Secretary-General stresses global responsibility to prevent genocide 8 December 2010
Upcoming Event , 6-7 December - Global Conference on Preventive Action at the EU parliament 2 December 2010
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon issues statement on violence in Guinea referring to RtoP 2 November 2010
Compilation of RtoP excerpts from Member States in support of the norm at GA 18 October 2010
The Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect -- Sudan: Fulfilling the Responsibility to Protect 6 October 2010
Global Centre for RtoP -Open letter to Member States -Marking the Fifth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Responsibility to Protect 23 September 2010
General Assembly Interactive Dialogue on Early Warning, Assessment and the Responsibility to Protect 9 August 2010
United States of America - Senate Resolution (DAV10643) on Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities 4 August 2010
Letter from the Office of the President of the General Assembly Convening Informal GA Dialogue on Early Warning, Assessment and RtoP 28 July 2010
Report of the Secretary General (A/64/864, 14 July 2010) on Early Warning, Assessment and the Responsibility to Protect 13 July 2010
GCR2P - Open Letter to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Kyrgyzstan 24 June 2010
ICG/HRW - Joint Letter to the Security Council Regarding the Ongoing Crisis in Kyrgyzstan 18 June 2010
GCR2P - Open Letter on the Situation in Kyrgyzstan 16 June 2010
UN-Special Advisers of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide and on the Responsibility to Protect on the Situation in Kyrgyzstan 14 June 2010
GCR2P - Open Letter to the United Nations Security Council on the Situation in Sudan 10 June 2010
White House Releases May 2010 National Security Strategy with Reference to RtoP 28 May 2010
Council of the EU: EU Priorities for the 65th United Nations General Assembly 24 May 2010
Global Centre for R2P policy brief, “Atrocities in Nigeria’s Plateau State and the Responsibility to Protect” 15 April 2010
Stanley Foundation Releases Comprehensive Report on its January conference 22 March 2010
UN Secretary General Releases Human Security Report with references to RtoP 7 March 2010
pdf Global Centre for R2P--Applying the Responsibility to Protect to Burma/Myanmar 5 March 2010
Global Centre for R2P--The International Response to 28 September 2009 Massacre in Guinea and the Responsibility to Protect 13 January 2010
RtoP included in Protection of Civilians resolution, heavily featured in Security Council POC debate 10 November 2009
UN Resolution on the Responsibility to Protect 7 October 2009
General Assembly debate on the Responsibility to Protect and Informal Interactive Dialogue 28 September 2009
Montreal Institute for Genocide Studies report: Mobilizing the Will to Intervene 22 September 2009
ICRtoP Report on the General Assembly debate on the Responsibility to Protect 16 September 2009
Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) 21 July 2009
Schedule for week of General Assembly Debate on the Responsibility to Protect 17 July 2009
UN General Assembly debate on the Responsibility to Protect scheduled 9 July 2009
web page US Ambassador Susan Rice on RtoP at Vienna Seminar 15 June 2009
Report of the Independent Fact Finding Committee On Gaza: No Safe Place 30 April 2009
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Report: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect 30 January 2009

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