Past Events

“Why Democracies Are Reluctant to Contribute Troops to UN Peacekeeping (and How That Could Change)”.

Please join APR2P in welcoming Dr John Gledhill, Associate Professor of Global Governance in the Department of International Development at University of Oxford and a member of the Steering Committee of OxPeace.In his research, writing, and teaching, John investigates conflict processes, non-violent protest movements, state formation and dissolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding, post-conflict reconstruction, the politics of transitional justice, and transnational social mobilisation

Date:    Tuesday, 9th October 2018.
Time:    5:00 - 6.15 pm.
Venue: Terrace Room Level 6 Sir Llew Edwards  #Building 14  The University of Queensland.

RSVP: Email r2pinfo@uq.edu.au

Implementing R2P in the Danish Foreign Ministry

Photo of Associate Professor Martin Mennecke

Please join APR2P in welcoming Martin Mennecke, Associate Professor of International Law at the University of Southern Denmark. Martin is an adviser to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in meetings with the European Union, the United Nations, the International Whaling Commission and the International Criminal Court. For the past six years he has been an adviser to the Danish R2P Focal Point at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has helped to facilitate the implementation of R2P across the Danish government. He has also worked with the Ministry's Human Rights Department, the development cooperation team (DANIDA), the Ministry of Defence and relevant Embassies. 

Date: Monday, 10 September 2018.

Time: 12 noon - 12:50.

Venue: Room 402, General Purpose North Building (39A).

RSVP: Email r2pinfo@uq.edu.au.

"If Not Now, When?": The Responsibility to Protect, the Fate of the Rohingya and the Future of Human Rights

Please join us for a public seminar with Dr Simon Adams, Executive Director Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, entitled "'If Not Now, When?': The Responsibility to Protect, the Fate of the Rohingya and the Future of Human Rights".

Date: Thursday, 26 July 2018.

Time: 16:00 - 17:00.

Venue: Terrace Room, Sir Llew Edwards Building (Building #14) at The University of Queensland.

RSVP: Email r2pinfo@uq.edu.au

2018 Holocaust Day of Remembrance - Yom Ha'Shoah

In collaboration with The Queensland Jewish Board of Deputies, the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect invites you to the 2018 Holocaust Day of Remembrance - Yom HaShoah. 

The ceremony will honour those who died during the Holocaust and offers a unique opportunity to hear a survivor's story of hope and strength. 

Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018.

Time: 17:30 - 19:00.

Venue: Terrace Room, Sir Llew Edwards Building (Building Number #14), at The University of Queensland.

RSVP: Registration is essential to attend. For more information, email r2pinfo@uq.edu.au.

Rwandan Genocide Commemoration

In collaboration with the Rwandan Diaspora of Australia, the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect would like to invite you to commemorate the lives that were lost and to show solidarity for the survivors of the Rwandan genocide. 

Over a period of 100 days in April 1994, more than a million of Rwandans were innocently slaughtered during the genocide against Tutsis and their Hutu sympathisers. This is the 24th year since that sad human tragedy. 

Special guest High Commissioner H.E Guillaume Kavaruganda for the Republic of Rwanda in Australia and members and friends of the Rwandan Diaspora of Australia will share their journeys of resilience and courage.

Date: Saturday, 7 April 2018.

Time: 15:00 - 18:00

Venue: 2 Wineglass Drive, Hillcrest, Brisbane.

RSVP: It is essential to RSVP to this event. Email: r2pinfo@uq.edu.au.