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Wanep Launches R2P Case Study Report in Sierra Leone

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Wanep Launches R2P Case Study Report in Sierra Leone

Mar 16, 2016 (Concord Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) has launched a report on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in Sierra Leone and set a timeline for the development of an implementation plan. The report is themed ‘Institutional capacities for the implementation of R2P in West Africa, a case study for Ghana.’

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a new international security and human rights norm to address the failure of the international community to prevent and stop genocides, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.

In her launching address, ,Madam Memunatu Pratt, head of department at Peace and Conflict Studies, Fourah Bay College, said the report was an excellent fact to promote peace, noting that state institutions that should protect human rights were the ones violating them.

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