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Joint Press Release on 9th "The Kigali Principles on the POC and the R2P"

22 Sep 2016 0:0

On 21 September, the Republic of Rwanda, Italy and the Kingdom of the Netherlands co-hosted the 9th Annual Ministerial Roundtable Discussion on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), "The Kigali Principles on the Protection of Civilians and the Responsibility to Protect," in association with the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. A cross-regional group of ministers representing seven governments contributed to the discussion.

The event served as a platform for participants to reaffirm their support for the Kigali Principles, to announce and encourage new endorsements, and to discuss how the application of the Kigali Principles in current mass atrocity situations can help improve the response to populations at risk.

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