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Adamcyzk: Twenty years of protection of civilians at the UN Security Council

Tags: papers, un and global governance lecture 4

Adamczyk, Sarah. “Twenty Years of Protection of Civilians at the UN Security Council,” n.d., 13.

  • Talks about how the UNSC has engaged with the PoC agenda
  • 85% of casualties in modern wars are civs
  • OCHA has lead responsiblity in drafting un sec general’s reports
  • PoC mandates have increased substanially between 2009 and 2013
  • Troops still struggle over what is PoC and how to priortize it
  • UN states are often unwilling to discuss the shortcomings and challenges
  • talks about how reporting mechanisms must be much better and stronger