The Evolution of the Responsibility to Protect

2017-01-01
This article traces the evolution of the responsibility to protect. It presents the operationalization of the concept in the United Nations and how the concept has been used in practice. In its conceptualization in the United Nations, the concept first refers to the states’ responsibility to protect their populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. However, the distinctiveness of the concept comes from putting forward the international community’s responsibility to protect in case a state manifestly fails to protect its population. Although a consensus exists on the states’ responsibility to protect their populations, the international community’s responsibility to react in cases of manifest state failure to protect their populations found limited support.
Avrasya Etüdleri

Suggestions

The evolution of the minority rights and the continuity and change of the Greek minority policies in western thrace
Öztürk, Alpay; Tukeş, Mustafa; Department of International Relations (2005)
This thesis analyzes the evolution of minority protection in general and Greece̕s minority policies in Western Thrace especially since the beginning of 1990s. The examination of the definition and the scope of the term minority is followed by the analysis of the evolution of minority rights since Westphalia Agreement to Framework Convention for Protection of National Minorities to facilitate the analysis of the evolution of Greek minority policies. The thesis includes the history of Greek minority policy si...
The “programmatic experimentation” in the work of Gordon Matta-Clark
Beşlioğlu, Bahar; Savaş Sargın, Ayşen; Department of Architecture (2008)
This study is a critical inquiry into the changes of the conceptualisations of the term “program” in architectural discourse, particularly after the 1960s and early 1970s. The aim of this thesis is to benefit from the difficulty of defining “program” in architecture as a fruitful, pragmatic and intellectual source. Although several terms, such as “function,” “use,” “occupation,” “activity,” and “event” fulfil some aspects, none of them suggest an exact definition of the term “program” in architecture. Neith...
The relationship between socio economic factors and use context in product usability
Karapars, Zeynep; Erbuğ, Çiğdem; Department of Industrial Design (2004)
Developments in the usability discipline have lead to new paths in new product development processes. The methods for development of usable products are abundant and the area is crescent for new research. One of the concerns in usability lies in the question of employment of user centered design in the prevailing product development processes. In this study, it is aimed to be clarified that inquiry into the use context should be an initial step in user centered design. However, use context is one of the les...
The concept of behavioural additionality of public support for private R&D and a methodological proposal for an evaluation framework in Turkey
Gök, Abdullah; Geray, Haluk; Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies (2006)
The changes in the behaviour of the innovating firm that would not have been the case in the absence of the public support, behavioural additionality, is investigated in this thesis. The theoretical foundations of the concept along with the existing evaluation attempts worldwide are analysed. The need for evaluation in Turkey is established. The design of the TÜBİTAK-TEYDEB programme in question along with the related policy context is described to form a basis for the evaluation of the behavioural addition...
MEMORY, PERSONAL IDENTITY, AND MORAL RESPONSIBILITY
Sol, Ayhan (2007-06-22)
In this essay, we investigate the relevance of memory to personal identity and moral responsibility. In so doing, we make a distinction between personal identity characterized by the continuity of memory and narrative self-identity characterized by bio-physical continuity and connectedness which allows us to examine moral responsibility in the presence and absence of memory. We argue that memory provides direct access to our past experiences which one immediately appropriates, in contrast to imputing our un...
Citation Formats
Z. Torun, “The Evolution of the Responsibility to Protect,” Avrasya Etüdleri, pp. 29–51, 2017, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://www.tika.gov.tr/upload/2017/YAYINLAR/Avrasya 20Et C3 BCdleri/Avrasya 20Et C3 BCdleri 20(51. 20say C4 B1).pdf.