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06 Sep 2017
UN General Assembly Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect, "Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Accountability for Prevention," 2017

On 6 September 2017 the UN General Assembly held a successful Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). The Interactive Dialogue addressed the UN Secretary-General's ninth annual report on R2P, entitled "Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Accountability for Prevention."

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, opened the dialogue followed by introductory remarks by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Speaking about his first report on R2P. The Secretary-General's remarks were followed by a panel of UN officials, including the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, UN Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, Mr. Ivan Simonovic, and Administrator of the UN Development Programme, Mr. Achim Steiner.

Official Remarks
UN Secretary-General António Guterres


President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson


Regional Organizations
European Union

Member States (in speaking order; all statements linked in English unless otherwise noted, statements will be uploaded as they become available)
The Netherlands (on behalf of the Group of Friends of the Responsibility to Protect)
Norway (on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden)
Latvia (on behalf of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania)
Peru (English) (Spanish)
Brazil
Syria
Qatar (English) (Arabic)
Chile (English) (Spanish)
Thailand
Hungary
United Kingdom
Australia
Ghana
Belgium
Mexico
Germany
Sudan
Philippines
South Africa
United States
Italy
Pakistan
China
Switzerland
Israel
Botswana
Czech Republic
Slovakia
Japan
Ecuador
Guatemala
Liechtenstein
Costa Rica (English) (Spanish)
Azerbaijan
Vanuatu
Russian Federation
Slovenia
Spain (English) (Spanish)
Republic of Korea
France (English) (French)
Ireland
Argentina (English) (Spanish)
Croatia
Morocco (English) (French)
Egypt
Andorra (English) (Spanish)
Armenia
Nigeria
Luxembourg
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Iraq (English) (Arabic)
Rwanda
Panama (English) (Spanish)
Nicaragua (English) (Spanish)
Uruguay (English) (Spanish)
Belarus (English) (Russian)
Saudi Arabia
Cuba
Venezuela (English) (Spanish)
Turkey
India
Bolivia
Paraguay (English) (Spanish)
Montenegro
Solomon Islands
Bangladesh
Kazakhstan
Georgia
Haiti (English) (French)
Iran
Ukraine
Canada
Myanmar

UN Observer Missions
Holy See
Palestine (no statement availible)

Civil Society
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation
International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect
Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
Canadian Center for the Responsibility to Protect

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