Building the Responsibility to protect (R2P)


WFMC monitors and supports the progressive development of the Responsibility to Protect normative framework and is a supporting member of the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP).

United States Interagency Atrocities Prevention Board

WFMC advocates the creation of a United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS), that would provide the UN with a permanent rapid reaction capability.


Recent posts on R2P


Thinking About Libya, the Responsibility to Protect and Regime Change: A “Lessons Learned” Discussion Paper / Robin Collins, October 2011

Program areas
Peace and Security

UN and Canada

Areas of interest
Peacekeeping and UNEPS
UN reform
Women, peace and security