A set of principles protecting against crimes against humanity, genocide, ethnic cleansing and war crimes, the responsibility to protect (R2P) calls for political commitment from both states and the wider international community. This week, Jennifer Welsh, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on the Responsibility to Protect, joins co-host David Welch for a conversation on the development and evolution of R2P. Where has non-military R2P intervention been invoked?Why haven't we seen the same robust international response in Syria that we saw in Libya? How has public opinion on military intervention shifted in recent years? Tune in for the full discussion and share your comments on CIGI's YouTube channel or on Twitter.  

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