25 Feb 2013
The Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict UNSC Debate 12 February 2013

The Protection of Civilians Debate took place in the United Nations (UN) Security Council on 12 February 2013. The following are quotes made by UN officials and Member States which reference the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and related to mass atrocity themes.

During the debate, eighteen states made references to R2P. The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, also invoked R2P in his statement.

This document compiles quotes from the debate directly referencing R2P as well as R2P-related issues.