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Global Responsibility to Protect

ECR2P co-director, Dr Adrian Gallagher, is Editor-in-Chief for the journal Global Responsibility to Protect alongside Dr Charles T. Hunt, and Dr Cecilia Jacob. The journal seeks to publish the best and latest research on atrocity prevention and human protection, human rights, global governance, diplomacy, the ethics and law of armed conflict, and humanitarianism.

The GR2P journal's special issue on the Responsibility to Protect and Counterterrorism is out now and open access

ECR2P Annual Lectures

Since ECR2P's launch event with Professor Alex Bellamy in 2016, the Centre has held a further five annual lectures with high-profile speakers. This includes United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Alice Wairimu Nderitu, three former UN Special Advisors on R2P in Dr Karen Smith, Professor Jennifer Welsh and Dr. Ivan Šimonović, and Distinguished Honorary Professor at the Australian National University and co-chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (2000–01), Professor Gareth Evans.


ECR2P calls for an Immediate Ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and Israel to Prevent a Humanitarian Catastrophe and Further Loss of Innocent Lives

The ECR2P urged world leaders to ensure a ceasefire comes into effect immediately and to act in line with the collective responsibility to protect innocent lives and stop the cycle of violence against innocent civilians - in an open call last week, alongside over 400 other international organisations.  This call is now open for organization and individual signatories.  We have...

Mass Atrocities and Amazonian Indigenous Peoples in Bolsonaro's Brazil (2019-2022)

Speaker: Lucas de Belmont, Department of Politics, University of Leeds Date: Wednesday 18 October 2023 Time: 14:00-15:00 (UK time) Location: Virtual via Zoom Abstract: The presentation introduces research findings on the grave human rights violations perpetrated by President Bolsonaro’s regime and its allies, from 2019 to 2022, against Amazonian indigenous peoples in Brazil. It draws...

New Fresh Perspectives blog from Professor Adrian Gallagher and Dr Helena Hinkkainen available online

In the latest Fresh Perspectives blog, Professor Adrian Gallagher and Dr Helena Hinkkainen of the ECR2P reflect on their project on ‘Explaining Non-State Armed Groups Perpetrating Mass Atrocities’ and respond to three questions raised by academics. The full post is available now. If you are interested in submitting a blog post for the ECR2P’s Fresh Perspectives series, then please...

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