Key UN Documents

The UN Secretary-General’s annual reports on R2P

2009: Implementing the responsibility to protect

2010: Early warning, assessment and the responsibility to protect

2011: The role of regional and sub-regional arrangements in implementing the responsibility to protect

2012: The responsibility to protect: Timely and decisive response

2013: The responsibility to protect and state responsibility and prevention

2014: International assistance and the responsibility to protect

2015: A vital and enduring commitment: Implementing the responsibility to protect

2016: Mobilizing collective action: The next decade of the responsibility to protect

The UN Security Council’s resolutions referring to R2P

Resolution 1653 S/RES/1653 27 January 2006 Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi

Resolution 1674 S/RES/1674 28 April 2006 Protection of Civilian

Resolution 1706 S/RES/1706 31 August 2006 Darfur (Sudan)

Resolution 1894 S/RES/1894 11 November 2009 Protection of Civilian

Resolution 1970 S/RES/1970 26 February 2011 Libya

Resolution 1973 S/RES/1973 17 March 2011 Libya

Resolution 1975 S/RES/1975 30 March 2011 Côte d’Ivoire

Resolution 1996 S/RES/1996 08 July 2011 South Sudan

Resolution 2014 S/RES/2014 21 October 2011 Yemen

Resolution 2016 S/RES/2016 27 October 2011 Libya

Resolution 2040 S/RES/2040 12 March 2012 Libya

Resolution 2085 S/RES/2085 20 December 2012 Mali

Resolution 2093 S/RES/2093 6 March 2013 Somalia

Resolution 2095 S/RES/2095 12 March 2013 Libya

Resolution 2100 S/RES/2100 25 May 2013 Mali

Resolution 2109 S/RES/2109 11 July 2013 Sudan/South Sudan

Resolution 2117 S/RES/2117 26 September 2013 Small arms and small weapons

Resolution 2121 S/RES/2121 10 October 2013 Central African Republic

Resolution 2127 S/RES/2127 05 December 2013 Central African Republic

Resolution 2134 S/RES/2134 28 January 2014 Central African Republic

Resolution 2139 S/RES/2139 22 February 2014 Syria

Resolution 2149 S/RES/2149 10 April 2014 Central African Republic

Resolution 2150 S/RES/2150 16 April 2014 Threat to international peace and security

Resolution 2155 S/RES/2155 29 May 2014 South Sudan

Resolution 2165 S/RES/2165 14 July 2014 Syria

Resolution 2170 S/RES/2170 15 August 2014 Threat to international peace and security

Resolution 2171 S/RES/2171 21 August 2014 Maintenance of international peace and security

Resolution 2185 S/RES/2185 20 November 2014 Maintenance of international peace and security

Resolution 2187 S/RES/2187 25 November 2014 South Sudan

Resolution 2196 S/RES/2196 22 January 2015 Central African Republic

Resolution 2206 S/RES/2206 03 March 2015 South Sudan

Resolution 2211 S/RES/2211 26 March 2015 Democratic Republic of Congo

Resolution 2217 S/RES/2217 28 April 2015 Central African Republic

Resolution 2220 S/RES/2220 22 May 2015 Small arms and light weapons

Resolution 2223 S/RES/2223 28 May 2015 South Sudan

Resolution 2227 S/RES/2227 29 June 2015 Mali

Resolution 2228 S/RES/2228 29 June 2015 Sudan (Darfur)

Resolution 2237 S/RES/2237 02 September 2015 Liberia

Resolution 2241 S/RES/2241 09 October 2015 South Sudan

Resolution 2250 S/RES/2250 09 December 2015 Maintenance of international peace and security

Resolution 2252 S/RES/2252 15 December 2015 South Sudan

Resolution 2254 S/RES/2254 18 December 2015 Syria

Resolution 2258 S/RES/2258 22 December 2015 Syria

Resolution 2262 S/RES/2262 27 January 2016 Central African Republic

Resolution 2277 S/RES/2277 30 March 2016 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Resolution 2286 S/RES/2286 03 May 2016 Protection of Civilians

Resolution 2290 S/RES/2290 31 May 2016 South Sudan

Resolution 2296 S/RES/2296 29 June 2016 Sudan

Resolution 2301 S/RES/2301 26 July 2016 Central African Republic

Resolution 2304 S/RES/2304 12 August 2016 South Sudan

Resolution 2317 S/RES/2317 10 November 2016 Somalia

Resolution 2327 S/RES/2327 16 December 2016 South Sudan

Resolution 2332 S/RES/2332 21 December 2016 Syria

Other key documents

The Responsibility to Protect (Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty – 2001)

The World Summit Outcome Document (2005)

The framework of analysis for atrocity crimes: A tool for prevention (2014)

Last updated March 7th 2017