Experts from the ECR2P give their take on contemporary issues of human protection

Dr Patrick M. Butchard writes on the legal avenues through which the responsibility to react to mass atrocities can be dishcarged 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...

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...