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, delivers training on international humanitarian law, humanitarian intervention and the R2P in Qatar.

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The ECR2P is delighted to announce that the latest ‘R2P in Brief’ on Venezuela is now available online

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Our Co-Director, Dr Gallagher wrote an LSE blog, ‘We need to understand the RtoP before we [mis]apply it in Venezuela.

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You are warmly invited to join us for the ECR2P Student Coalition's first event, which will be a film screening of the documentary 'E-Team' on March 19

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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 both Protection Approaches and The Budapest Centre for Atrocity Prevention.