CFR Symposium on International Law and Justice, Session One: International Obligations Toward Victims of Mass Atrocities

Speakers:
Wesley K. Clark Chairman and CEO, Wesley K. Clark & Associates, Former NATO commander and Supreme Allied Commander Europe
Victoria Holt Senior Associate and Co-Director, Future of Peace Operations Program, Henry L. Stimson Center
Edward C. Luck Senior Vice President and Director of Studies, International Peace Institute, International Peace Institute; Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General
Presider:
David J. Scheffer Professor of Law, Northwestern University, Former Ambassador at Large for War Crimes, U.S. Department of State
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What can we do when governments do not or cannot adequately respond to genocide and other mass sufferings? What are the obstacles to putting the United Nations' Responsibility to Protect agenda into practice?

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