Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Domestic processes and foreign assistance

Responsibility to Protect, R2P, foreign assistance, domestic processes

Event details


Date & time

Thursday 27 October 2016 to Friday 28 October 2016


Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Building (130), corner of Garran Road and Liversidge Street, ANU
ANU Canberra


International and Domestic Speakers


Bell School

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As the international community grapples with extensive humanitarian crises across the globe, the need for stronger domestic and regional capacity to prevent atrocities and protect populations is of increasing importance. This two day conference is the first of its kind, covering the significant issues of our time on atrocity prevention, civilian protection, and the Responsibility to Protect doctrine.

The conference will feature key international speakers including:


We look forward to seeing you at what is sure to be a thought provoking and intriguing two days. For more information please email:

Conference Convenor: Dr Cecilia Jacob,
Conference Coordinator: Julia O’Keefe,

For a full list of speakers and themes please click here to view the final program

Hosted by: Department of International Relations, based at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the ANU; the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, based at the University of Queensland; and supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia.

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