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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 four annual lectures with high-profile speakers. This includes the UN Secretary-General's Special Advisor on R2P, Dr Karen Smith, two former UN Special Advisors on R2P, 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 Newsletter: March 2023

26 February - 3 March Dr Cristina Stefan travelled to Australia to expand ECR2P's collaborative agenda and international research partnerships. In Brisbane, Dr Stefan mapped potential research collaborations with the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (APR2P) and the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) at the University of  Queensland. She then visited Monash...

ECR2P members contribute to ground-breaking UK Committee report on mass atrocity prevention

The ECR2P is delighted that many of its members have contributed to the International Development Committee's ground-breaking report on UK Mass Atrocity Prevention. The report, From Srebrenica to a safer tomorrow: Preventing future mass atrocities around the world, shows real steps forward in how UK policymakers understand mass atrocity prevention reflecting a more holistic understanding of...

New Article by Dr Viktoria Spaiser, Dr Nicole Nisbett and Dr Cristina G. Stefan published in PLOS Climate

Dr Viktoria Spaiser, Dr Nicole Nisbett and Dr Cristina G. Stefan from POLIS have had their article - "“How dare you?”—The normative challenge posed by Fridays for Future" - published in the PLOS Climate journal on 3rd October 2022. Spaiser, Nisbett and Stefan argue that meeting the Paris Agreement will require unprecedented social change that...

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The ECR2P is based on a partnership between academics at the University of Leeds and activists at Protection Approaches.