Rio de Janeiro School of Law debates in South Africa the responsibility while protecting

Institutional
14 November 2012

The International Law professor of DIREITO RIO, Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida, participated in the workshop organized by the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) on the theme Sovereignty in the 21st Century: Protecting States or Citizens?.The event discussed the sovereignty, Human Rights and the role of emerging powers in the evolution of international standards to humanitarian intervention.

 

Paula presented a research produced under the project Global Powers and Africa Project 2012 - coordinated by SAIIA. According to the professor, the study aims to assess the evolution of policies, values and responsibilities regarding the sovereignty and the responsibility to protect, emphasizing the role of Brazil and its efforts to influence the development of standards in situations involving the responsibility of protecting the population in interventions authorized by the UN Security Council, he explains.

 

The workshop took place on November 5 at Wits University in Johannesburg, and was supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Foundation.

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