01 Apr 2014
Summary: High-Level Panel Discussion Dedicated to the 65th Anniversary of the Genocide Convention

The high-level panel discussion dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the Convention of the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide took place in the United Nations Human Rights Council on 7 March 2014. It was followed by an interactive dialogue with the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng. During the debate, sixteen states made references to Responsibility to Protect. The following document provides excerpts of these statements as well as those delivered by UN and EU officials who also referenced the Responsibility to Protect.