R2P


R2P

R2P or R·to P [ahr-tuh-pee] Examples

  1. responsibility to protect: the global principle that nations have an obligation to protect their populations against genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity, and that the international community must assist if necessary: The United Nations invoked R2P to authorize delivery of humanitarian aid.

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  • During the dozen years or so since the R2P concept was formulated, its application has been complicated and ad hoc.

    Still a Problem From Hell, Two Decades After Rwanda

    John Prendergast

    April 8, 2014

  • The intervention also demonstrates the limits to the R2P doctrine itself.

    The U.N. Sanctions Intervening to Protect Civilians, So Why Not in Syria?

    Lindsey Hilsum

    June 8, 2012

  • It was as textbook a fulfillment of “R2P,” or “responsibility to protect,” as one could imagine.

    Obama’s True Claim to Fame

    Michael Tomasky

    August 24, 2011

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