On 6 September 2017 the UN General Assembly held a successful Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). The Interactive Dialogue addressed the UN Secretary-General’s ninth annual report on R2P, entitled “Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Accountability for Prevention.”
The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, opened the dialogue followed by introductory remarks by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Speaking about his first report on R2P. The Secretary-General’s remarks were followed by a panel of UN officials, including the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, UN Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, Mr. Ivan Simonovic, and Administrator of the UN Development Programme, Mr. Achim Steiner.