Nordic R2P call gets it right
Not only is this vital advocacy, their focus and messaging is near perfect:
All five organisations have committed themselves to presenting a series of demands to their respective governments, covering fields related to all the three aspects of the Responsibility to Protect, such as that they:Time for us here in Canada and the US to get our act together.
- Strongly condemn and never tolerate the deliberate targeting of civilians or any acts of violence and abuses committed against civilians in situations of armed conflict
- Foster prevention as the only reliable means of protection and strengthen their own capabilities in preventive strategies
- Ensure that if prevention fails, the international community will respond collectively to stop genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity and to protect vulnerable populations.