R2P at the Opening of the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly

21 September 2011

The UN General Assembly held the opening of its 66th Session on 21 September 2011. The theme of the General Debate, as chosen by the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser of Qatar, was “The role of mediation in the settlement of disputes by peaceful means”.

The following document compiles references to the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and relevant themes in statements delivered by member states during the opening debate.


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