Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention is a podcast by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The podcast, hosted by Global Centre Research Director 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. New episodes are released every second Friday of the month. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, and YouTube. Please subscribe for new episodes.
This episode begins with a discussion of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine with Global Centre Communications and Digital Media Officer, Sarah Hunter. We then sat down with Rebecca Barber, a research fellow with the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and a PhD scholar with the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland. During the episode Ms. Barber discusses the international community’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as well as what additional steps can be taken under the Responsibility to Protect.
This episode is the second in a two-part series on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and international law. Listen to the first episode featuring a discussion on the misuse of genocide with Professor Alexander Hinton here.