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Responsibility to Protect (R2P): The ICISS Commission Fifteen Years On

Evans, Gareth


Canada played a crucial role in the birth of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm, endorsed by the UN General Assembly in 2005, and can remain proud of its achievement in generating a new international consensus about how to respond to genocide and other mass atrocity crimes. Good progress has been made against the four relevant benchmarks – R2P’s role as a normative force, institutional catalyst, effective preventive framework and effective reactive framework. Despite the breakdown of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Simons Papers in Security and Development
Access Rights: Open Access


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