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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Four ECR2P staff have written evidence published as part of a UK Foreign Affairs Select Committee inquiry into humanitarian intervention and the R2P.

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ECR2P Research Director, Dr. Gallagher, has organised a one day workshop 'The Future of Norm Studies Research' to be held at the University of Queensland on July 20th 2018.

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You are warmly invited to the ECR2P event in cooperation with the 'Security, Conflict & Justice' Pathway of the White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership, on The ‘Responsibility to Protect’: Interdisciplinary perspectives and future directions for research.

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The ECR2P is delighted to announce that the latest ‘R2P in Brief’ documents on the Philippines and Yemen are now available online.

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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.