Publications

17 Jul 2015
UNA-UK, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and Protection Approaches joint statement on UK House of Lords Debate on the Responsibility to Protect

Following the United Kingdom (UK) House of Lords Debate, which took place in London on 16 July 2015, the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, UNA-UK and Protection Approaches released a joint statement encouraging the UK government to support veto restraint in mass atrocity situations, make explicit reference to its commitment to R2P in the upcoming National Security Strategy, and acknowledge that the prevention of conflict and mass atrocity crimes is in the UK's national interest and reflective of the UK's humanitarian values.