The seventh report of the UN Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) takes stock of efforts to advance and implement the norm. While reaffirming the relevance of the principle in the face of ongoing civilian protection challenges, the report assesses implementation efforts under each of the three pillars of R2P, focusing on both individual and collective responses to prevent mass atrocity crimes. The report also surveys emerging threats and challenges to the advancement of R2P and highlights six core priorities for the next ten years. The Secretary-General produced the report following consultations with member states, regional organizations and civil society.
The Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect would like to highlight the following key points from the report:
The full summary is available for download below.