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  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

When R2P runs into ISIS

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine, adopted at the United Nations World Summit in 2005, is Canada’s gift to the community of nations. Thanks to the diplomatic overtures of then prime minister Paul Martin and other prominent Liberal politicians, thinkers and diplomats, the UN embraced the notion that the community of nations has an obligation to prevent genocide [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

Africa Regional Media Hub | Remarks at the UN General Assembly Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect; South Sudan – from which the Security Council returned from a trip just this morning – also presents a searing picture

Thank you, Assistant Secretary-General Šimonović, for your leadership on this critical issue. At the United Nations we enshrine R2P in resolutions and give it pride of place at meetings like this. But institutionalization is meaningful only if leaders make it a priority. Rhetoric means little if we fail to achieve action in practice. Just last [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

New Zealand statement: Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

MIL OSI - Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand statement: Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect Statement delivered by Nicole Roberton, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 6 September 2016. Thank you Mr President, New Zealand aligns itself with the statement of the Group of Friends, [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

United States : Preventing Conflict, Recurrence of Atrocity Crimes Remains Key in Responsibility to Protect Efforts, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Interactive Dialogue

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliassons remarks at the informal interactive dialogue on Mobilizing collective action: The next decade of the responsibility to protect, in New York today: I am honoured to open this interactive dialogue with Member States on the responsibility to protect (RtoP). As you know, this is a concept that has [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

‘Responsibility to protect’ principle not yet fully operationalized – UN deputy chief

The United Nations deputy chief has said that collective global action is needed to overcome barriers to implementation of States’ legal commitments to protect populations from atrocity crimes – the principle known as ‘responsibility to protect’ or R2P. ‘We have seen concrete implementation plans to make the ‘responsibility to protect’ a living reality,’ Deputy Secretary-General [...]

  • Sep 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

“Se requiere más voluntad política para ejercer la responsabilidad de proteger”

“Se requiere más voluntad política para ejercer la responsabilidad de proteger” 338 words 6 September 2016 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. 06 de septiembre, 2016 — La voluntad política es muy escasa y eso es un impedimento para proteger a las personas vulnerables ante crímenes atroces, especialmente cuando se trata [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Uncategorized

World shirks responsibility to protect

When the Responsibility to Protect doctrine was adopted at the United Nations World Summit in 2005, the community of nations appeared to have entered a new epoch, one that valued human security over state sovereignty. The doctrine, commonly referred to as R2P, requires the international community to use whatever means necessary – including diplomacy, humanitarian [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa, Europe, North America

Genocide and protection

In the aftermath of the Second World War, the civilized world recoiled in horror as the full extent of the Holocaust was revealed. And “Never Again!” became a common refrain in the post-war era, a solemn pledge for future generations. The war devastated the traditional European powers and smashed the old international order. A new [...]

  • Aug 05 / 2016
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South America

Frustração acerca da Síria

Mundo Frustração acerca da Síria 505 words 6 June 2012 Folha de São Paulo FOLHA Portuguese Copyright Empresa Folha da Manhã S/A. Todos os direitos reservados. É proibida a reprodução do conteúdo desta página em qualquer meio de comunicação, eletrônico ou impresso, sem autorização escrita da Agência Folha. (c) Copyright 2012 Empresa Folha da Manhã. www.folha.com.br. [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

Taking the low moral ground

Fielding questions Wednesday from Conservative Jason Kenney, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion wanly insisted his government lacked the evidence to say the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is guilty of genocide. Thursday the minister flipflopped, in the face of a new UN report providing conclusive evidence thereof. The opposition, no surprise, renewed its call for Canada [...]

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