11 Oct 2013
Meeting Summary: Enhancing Preventive Strategies: 6th Annual R2P Ministerial Meeting

Coinciding with the opening of the 68th United Nations General Assembly, on 27 September the governments of the Netherlands and Nigeria, in association with the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, co-hosted the 6th annual Ministerial Meeting on the Responsibility to Protect.

Ministers representing eleven governments from across the globe participated in the meeting. The UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, also attended and delivered remarks on behalf of the Secretary-General. The 2013 meeting was also notable for the large number of countries attending as high-level observers, twenty states in total.