3 June online event: Mass Atrocities and the UN Security Council
Updated: Jun 29, 2020
University of Cambridge Centre for Geopolitics: Mass atrocities constitute threats to international peace and security, the enforcement and maintenance of which is the primary responsibility of the UN Security Council. Yet, the United Nations Security Council has regularly failed to protect populations from such crimes. Most shockingly, veto powers are regularly used to block collective action in situations of mass atrocities.