800,000 people died during the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. To prevent from similar events that , the United Nations developed the concept of the international "Responsibility to Protect". If states fail to protect their citizens from severe human rights violations such as genocide, the international community is obliged to take actions - in extreme cases even by means of military interventions.
Has the international Responsibility to Protect proved to be successful? What is the definite matter behind it and which role does the concept play in Germany's foreign policy?
Dr Caroline Fehl
Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)
Co-chairman of Genocide Alert e.V.
Host: Andreas Schwarzkopf, Frankfurter Rundschau
Wednesday, 9th April 2014 | 7:00 pm , doors: 6:30 pm
Haus am Dom
Domplatz 3, U-Bahn Dom/Römer
A joint event of Frankfurter Rundschau, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt and Haus am Dom.