Fresh Perspectives

Dr Sarah Teitt, Deputy Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for R2P, offers some key insights on centralising gender within atrocity prevention frameworks.   For years, academics and practitioners have highlighted that the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) are mutually reinforcing commitments, while at...

Dr Patrick M. Butchard writes on the legal avenues through which the responsibility to react to mass atrocities can be discharged beyond a deadlocked UN Security Council.   Introduction It is a sad reality that the United Nations (UN) Security Council has often failed to protect populations from genocide, war crimes,...

Dr Stacey Henderson of The University of Adelaide writes on arms transfers, the Arms Trade Treaty, and their relationship with atrocity prevention.   Introduction The conventional arms trade is a lucrative industry, worth at least US$95billion annually. The international trade in conventional arms is, by its very nature, closely connected...