Strengthening the prevention of atrocity crimes and the protection of vulnerable communities in the Asia Pacific

For the past 10 years, the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect has engaged with partners across the region to protect vulnerable communities from atrocity crimes. Funded by The University of Queensland and the Australian Government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Centre works to develop regional expertise on atrocity prevention and establish links between regional and global institutions.

What we do

Main publications

Summaries of the Centre's work throughout the region, according to each country.
The latest information on the risks of atrocity crimes in the Asia Pacific.
Who we work with to prevent atrocity crimes occurring within the region.

What we offer

A repository of all the Centre's publications.
Major documents and references relating to R2P.
Learn more about R2P and atrocity prevention and how to get involved with the Centre's research.


All the latest information on what's happening at the Centre.

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Details of seminars, commemorations and more are found here. 

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Message from the director

A message from the Director

"Here at the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, we contribute to the task of implementing this international norm within the Asia Pacific region and endeavor to deliver on the promise of 'never again'".