Gareth Evans on 'Responsibility to Protect' after Libya

‘Responsibility to Protect’ is a doctrine endorsed in 2005 which aims to end impunity for the perpetrators of atrocities such as those being committed in Syria. Gareth Evans, the former Australian Foreign Minister and a prime mover behind the concept, explains why the UN is now powerless to stop the bloodshed, and offers ideas on restoring consensus

The World Today Updated 5 October 2020 Published 5 October 2012 4 minute READ

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