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  • Jul 18 / 2016
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North America

PM Visits United Nations

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: All right, let’s bring in the voice of experience in such weighty matters like the United Nations. Paul Heinbecker is a former Canadian ambassador, serves as permanent representative to the United Nations. All right, is it worth a five year campaign to get a seat on a 15 seat council for [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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North America

Thinking globally, acting locally

This week, Maclean’s honours Lloyd Axworthy with our prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award Axworthy was a pillar of the Liberal left, so Chrétien thought he might be able to sell hard-hearted reforms Lloyd Axworthy’s story of how he was first elected to Parliament is pure Winnipeg. At the start of the 1979 campaign, he quit as [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

‘Responsibility to Protect’ Remains Worthy, yet Elusive, Concept in Decade after World Leaders Pledge to End Atrocities, General Assembly Hears

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Remains Worthy, yet Elusive, Concept in Decade after World Leaders Pledge to End Atrocities, General Assembly Hears Speakers Call Syria, Burundi Glaring Examples of International Community’s Failure to Implement Principle A decade after world leaders agreed on the responsibility to protect at a Headquarters world summit, [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

As General Assembly Debates Second ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Decade, Deputy Secretary-General Calls for Stronger Peacebuilding Commitments

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: As General Assembly Debates Second ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Decade, Deputy Secretary-General Calls for Stronger Peacebuilding Commitments Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the General Assembly’s thematic panel discussion “From commitment to implementation: Ten years of the responsibility to protect”, in New York, today: I thank [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa

Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace – WANEP

Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace – WANEP Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace and stability in West Africa, Mr Chukwuemeka B. Eze, the Executive Director of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), has said Accra, Feb. 26, GNA – Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace and stability in West Africa, [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

Response: The Responsibility to Protect doctrine has failed

Last week, In Theory published a series on the Responsibility to Protect doctrine — catch up here. Below is a response to that series. Aidan Hehir is a reader in International Relations at the University of Westminster. The recent “In Theory” series on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) highlighted that arguments for R2P’s efficacy are primarily based on its having prompted a [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

UN: UN General Assembly marks 10 years of Responsibility to Protect

New York, US (PANA) – The President of the UN General Assembly, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, on Friday in New York convened a thematic discussion to mark the 10th anniversary of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), the political commitment unanimously endorsed by all UN member states at the 2005 World Summit to prevent genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Uncategorized

How to rid the world of genocide

Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about the Responsibility to Protect doctrine. Need a primer? Catch up here. Gareth Evans, a former Australian foreign minister and president of the International Crisis Group, co-chaired the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe

No nation should fight global atrocities alone

Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about the Responsibility to Protect doctrine. Need a primer? Catch up here. Ramesh Thakur is a professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University and author of ” The Responsibility to Protect: Norms, Laws [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Middle East

Syria is a failure of commitment, not principle

Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about the Responsibility to Protect doctrine. Need a primer? Catch up here. Alex J. Bellamy is director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The Responsibility to Protect is a disarmingly simple principle. Agreed to in [...]

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