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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We are very honoured to be welcoming Professor Jennifer Welsh, Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security and...

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ECR2P Relaunches its Film Series at the University of Leeds, with the first screening introduced by ECR2P Co-Director, Dr Cristina G. Stefan, on Tuesday October 16

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ECR2P Co-Director, Dr Cristina Stefan, was one of 12 representatives to sign a letter calling on the UK to play a major role in protecting the citizens trapped in Idlib from catastrophe.

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Conference of the BISA Intervention & R2P Working Group ‘Alternatives to military intervention under R2P’ Fri 21 September 2018, 09:00...

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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.