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Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention is a podcast by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The podcast, hosted by Global Centre Research Director Jaclyn Streitfeld-Hall, features one-on-one conversations with practitioners from the field of human rights, conflict prevention, atrocity prevention and other related agendas. These conversations aim to provide a glimpse of the personal and professional side of how practitioners approach human rights protection and atrocity prevention. We hope to explore challenges, identify best practices and share lessons learned on how we can protect populations more effectively.

Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention

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Expert Voices on Atrocity Prevention is a podcast by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The podcast, hosted by Global Centre Research Director Jaclyn Streitfeld-Hall, features one-on-one conversations with practitioners from the field of human rights, conflict prevention, atrocity prevention and other related agendas. These conversations aim to provide a glimpse of the personal and professional side of how practitioners approach human rights protection and atrocity prevention. We hope to explore challenges, identify best practices and share lessons learned on how we can protect populations more effectively.

    Episode 13: Chile Eboe-Osuji

    Episode 13: Chile Eboe-Osuji

    In this episode we sat down with Dr. Chile Eboe-Osuji, former President of the International Criminal Court and current Distinguished International Jurist at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Toronto Metropolitan University. During the episode, Dr. Eboe-Osuji reflects on the lessons learned from his diverse career in international justice and provides insights on the enduring value of the Responsibility to Protect as a norm in international law and international relations.

    • 45 min
    Episode 12: Adrianne Lapar

    Episode 12: Adrianne Lapar

    Coinciding with the release of the UN Secretary-General's report on the Responsibility to Protect - which this year focuses on the impact of atrocities on children and the role of youth in preventing atrocities - in this episode we sat down with Adrianne Lapar, Director of Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict. During the episode, Adrianne reflects on the progress made on the Children and Armed Conflict mandate as we commemorate its 25th anniversary this year, as well as various UN tools for the assessment of violations against children. Adrianne also provides reflections on how the atrocity prevention community can better address the unique risks faced by children.

    • 31 min
    Episode 11: Nury Turkel

    Episode 11: Nury Turkel

    In this episode we sat down with Nury Turkel, a Uyghur lawyer who is currently Vice Chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom and Chairman of the Board of the Uyghur Human Rights Project. During the episode, Nury discusses how his personal experience with China's long-standing persecution of the Uyghurs has shaped his work. He details the Chinese government's systematic campaign of genocide against the Uyghurs and calls on the international community to be more outspoken against China's atrocities, as highlighted in his new book entitled "No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs."

    • 42 min
    Episode 10: Gareth Evans

    Episode 10: Gareth Evans

    In this episode we sat down with the Professor the Hon. Gareth Evans, Chair of our International Advisory Board and one of the architects of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). During the episode Professor Evans discusses the inspiration for his decades-long career in human rights and conflict resolution. He also reflects on the benchmarks against which he judges the success of R2P and shares why he is optimistic about the future. We also explore highlights from his new book, entitled "Good International Citizenship: The Case for Decency."

    • 42 min
    Episode 9B: Rebecca Barber

    Episode 9B: Rebecca Barber

    This episode begins with a discussion of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine with the Global Centre's Communications and Digital Media Officer, Sarah Hunter. We then sat down with Rebecca Barber, a research fellow with the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and a PhD scholar with the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland. During the episode Ms. Barber discusses the international community's response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as well as what additional steps can be taken under the Responsibility to Protect.

    This episode is the second in a two-part series on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and international law.

    • 41 min
    Episode 9A: Alexander Hinton

    Episode 9A: Alexander Hinton

    In this episode we sat down with Professor Alexander Hinton, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, and UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention at Rutgers University, to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine. During the episode Professor Hinton examines the veracity of Russian President Vladimir Putin's claims of genocide in eastern Ukraine as impetus for the invasion.

    This episode is the first in a two-part series on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and international law. Stay tuned for our upcoming episode on the international response to the crisis.

    • 31 min

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