September 8, 2016 | New York, NY, USA | Mass Violence and Atrocities

Overcoming Barriers: Civil Society Perspectives on Implementing R2P

Invitation Only

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), and the Stanley Center invite you to an event entitled “Overcoming Barriers: Civil Society Perspectives on Implementing R2P.”

This event will feature the following civil society experts who will discuss how their work responds to imminent or ongoing atrocities and the major challenges they face:

  • Dismas Nkunda, Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer of Atrocities Watch-Africa.
  • Gus Miclat, Executive Director and Cofounder of Initiatives for International Dialogue.
  • Evan Cinq-Mars, United Nations Advocate and Policy Adviser for the Center for Civilians in Conflict.

Event speakers will illustrate how the principle of R2P is translated into practice on the ground and will showcase the innovative measures local communities take to protect populations from atrocity crimes. Participants are invited to reflect on discussions on R2P held within the General Assembly, and to raise and consider recommendations for the international community, particularly UN member states, to enhance preventive measures for civilian protection.


Kelsey Paul Shantz

Program Officer
Mass Violence and Atrocities