Responsibility to Protect and U.S. Foreign Policy and Policy

Seattle Chapter

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Location: University Temple United Methodist Church, Seattle, WA

R2P has been the basis for justifying military actions in Libya -- arguing for similar actions in Syria – and used to justify military intervention in Iraq, after the fact.

When a government fails to protect its citizens does the international community have a responsibility to respond? If so, in what manner? Hear an informed discussion about the justifications and dangers involved in applying R2P in our world today.

Wednesday Evening October 10 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

University Temple United Methodist Church
1415 NE 43rd Street Seattle, WA 98105
Near the UW Campus

Featuring a discussion on R2P between:

Hans von Sponeck
Former UN Assistant Secretary General
and UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq Centre for Conflict Research, University of Marburg, Germany

Rev. Sharon L. Moe, Superintendent
Tacoma District, Pacific Northwest Conference
The United Methodist Church
Former Senior Minister

For more information, please contact Dick Blakney at rbblakn@comcast.net.

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