Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention is a podcast by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The podcast, hosted by Global Centre Director of Policy and Research Jaclyn Streitfeld-Hall, features one-on-one conversations with practitioners from the field of human rights, conflict prevention, atrocity prevention and other related agendas. These conversations aim to provide a glimpse of the personal and professional side of how practitioners approach human rights protection and atrocity prevention. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud and YouTube. Please subscribe for new episodes.
In this episode we sat down with the Global Centre’s Geneva Representative, Elisabeth Pramendorfer. During the episode Elisabeth explains the importance of the Human Rights Council (HRC) and other Geneva-based mechanisms in atrocity prevention, and shares some examples of recent challenges and successes in atrocity prevention advocacy in Geneva. She also highlights how UN member states can ensure more effective early response to atrocities through the work of the HRC.