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09 Mar 2015
The Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict UN Security Council Debate, 31 January 2015

The Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict Debate took place in the United Nations (UN) Security Council on 31 January 2015. The following are quotes made by UN officials and Member States which reference the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) or mass atrocity-related themes.

During the debate, fifteen states made references to R2P. The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, the Holy See and the European Union also referred to R2P in their statements.