About the Centre

The ECR2P is dedicated to advancing the responsibility to protect principle through research, education, and policy dialogue.

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ECR2P Annual Lectures

We were delighted to have Dr. Ivan Šimonović, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser on the R2P, at the University of Leeds, to deliver the Centre's Second Annual Lecture.

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R2P in Brief

‘R2P in Brief’ aims to provide an overview of a specific crisis, along with insights on what the international community (in particular, the EU and the UN) has done about it.

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News and posts

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Our Co-Director, Dr Cristina Stefan, signs joint letter to the UK Foreign Secretary on the importance of atrocity prevention in UK foreign policy

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ECR2P Research Director Participates in Event Commemorating 70th Anniversary of the UDHR & Genocide Convention

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ECR2P Co-Director, Dr Cristina Stefan, delivers several lectures on “International Humanitarian Law”, “Humanitarian Intervention”, and “The Responsibility to Protect” in Qatar

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Our Co-Director, Dr Cristina Stefan, attended a three-day conference on preventing mass violence and atrocities.

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Ben Willis, POLIS PhD Researcher, has contributed to a report by the UK-based NGO Protection Approaches on the future role of atrocity prevention in UK foreign policy.

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Associate Professor Adrian Gallagher of ECR2P-POLIS writes on America's direct military intervention in the ongoing Syrian civil war.

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Ben Willis, POLIS PhD Researcher has written for The Conversation on international pressure being brought to bear on North Korea over human rights.

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Daniel J.H.Wand, POLIS PhD Researcher reflects on South Africa's changing relationship with the International Criminal Court.

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Our partners

The ECR2P is based on a partnership between academics at the University of Leeds and researchers and activists at The Budapest Centre for Atrocity Prevention.