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 United States Statements on RtoP from 2005-Present
 
Please find below ICRtoP's collection of U.S. Statements made on RtoP and relevant issues. Please note that this list is not exhaustive. 
 
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2017
 
2005:
 
Letter from Ambassador Bolton on the Responsibility to Protect
 
2006:
 
U.S. Statement at June 2006 Security Council Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
2007:
 
U.S. Statement at June 2007 Security Council Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
2008:
 
RtoP References in the Committee on Senate Foreign Relations
 
2009:
 
U.S. Statement on Security Council Meeting on Respect for Humanitarian Law
 
U.S. Statement at 2009 Dialogue on Responsibility to Protect

U.S. Statement at July 2009 Security Council Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
2010:
 
U.S. Statement at July 2010 Security Council Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
U.S. Senate Resolution on Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities
 
U.S. National Security Strategy
 
U.S. Statement at 2010 Dialogue on Responsibility to Protect
 
Samantha Power’s Statement at International Symposium on Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities
 
Congress Resolution Recognizing the United States’ National Interest in Preventing Mass Atrocities
 
2011:
 
U.S. Statement to Human Rights Council on Situation of Human Rights in Libya
 
U.S. Statement at General Assembly Meeting on Suspension of Libya to Human Rights Council
 
Ambassador Rice’s Keynote Address to International Peace Institute
 
U.S. Statement at the 2011 General Assembly Dialogue on RtoP
 
U.S. Creates Atrocities Prevention Board
 
U.S. Statement at November 2011 Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
2012:
 
U.S. Statement at June 2012 Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
U.S. Statement at 2012 General Assembly Dialogue on Responsibility to Protect
 
2013:
 
U.S. Statement at February 2013 Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
U.S. Statement at August 2013 Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians
 
U.S. Statement at 2013 General Assembly Dialogue on Responsibility to Protect
 
U.S. Statement at Opening of 68th Session of the General Assembly
 
2014:
 
U.S. Statement at Security Council Meeting on the Prevention and Fight Against Genocide
 
U.S. Statement on Referral of Syria to the International Criminal Court

U.S. Statement at the 2014 General Assembly Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

2015:
 
Statement at the United Nations General Assembly Informal Dialogue on RtoP (English)

U.S. Statement on 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

U.S. Statement at the January 2015 Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians 

2016: 

U.S. Statement at the January 2016 Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians 

2017: 

Statement by the U.S at the UNGA, informal, interactive dialogue on RtoP 2017.