The following is a recording from the United Nations News Centre regarding the 5 September 2012 debate.
"Timely and decisive response" needed to protect civilians
Gerry Adams reports
"Member States met at the United Nations to discuss the responsibility to protect on 5 September 2012.
The concept was established in 2005 at the United Nations in an effort to prevent genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing."