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Posts Tagged / Responsibility to Prevent

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

Despite high hopes, ‘responsibility to protect’ not yet fully operationalized – UN deputy chief

MIL OSI United Nations - Source: United Nations 2 Headline: Despite high hopes, ‘responsibility to protect’ not yet fully operationalized – UN deputy chief 6 September 2016 – The United Nations deputy chief said today that collective global action is needed to overcome barriers to implementation of States’ legal commitments to protect populations from atrocity crimes [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe

Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.”

MIL OSI United Kingdom - Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments on the hour Headline: Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.” Thank you very much Mr. President, and thank you to the Secretary-General for his report [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa, North America

How to make R2P work

The international community selectively applies the principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and too often turns a blind eye to mass atrocities, including genocide. Yet there have been instances when the world has done the right thing, intervening to prevent the mass slaughter of innocent civilians, thereby vindicating R2P. Biggest successes “I think R2P, in [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Europe

Peace and Conflict Management; Findings from University of Oxford Provides New Data on Peace and Conflict Management (The responsibility to prevent: Assessing the gap between rhetoric and reality)

2016 JUN 9 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Current study results on Peace and Conflict Management have been published. According to news originating from Oxford, United Kingdom, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, “This article engages with the debate on the efficacy of the Responsibility to [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, North America

Elie Wiesel: Conscience of humanity

On this occasion, the best remembrance, and the best tribute we can pay to Elie Wiesel, is to commit to action. It is a humbling and moving moment to participate in this remembrance of Prof. Elie Wiesel – where Elie Wiesel’s life’s work, indeed his life, is a source of learning and inspiration for us [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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The Holocaust and Human Rights: Dangers and Responsibilities

We will speak up – and act – against racism, against hate, against anti-Semitism, against mass atrocity, against injustice, and against the crime of crimes whose name we should shudder to mention. May I preface these remarks with a personal statement. Writing on the Holocaust, or Holocaust-related topic is something I do hesitantly, and with [...]