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A Responsibility To Protect Persons In The Event Of Natural Disasters

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This chapter examines the International Law Commission's (ILC) decision to not link their programme of work on the protection of persons to the responsibility to protect (R2P). It examines the historical development of sovereignty as responsibility and how it came to be encapsulated in protection efforts such as the Guiding Principles on internally displaced persons (IDPs) and the R2P principle, first introduced by the Canadian government led International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) in 2001. The chapter then explores the ILC's study on protection of persons. It finally argues that while the protection of persons in the event of a disaster is closely linked to the normative agenda of sovereignty as responsibility, the Special Rapporteur has been right not to include R2P in the draft articles being framed on the protection of persons.

Keywords: internally displaced persons (IDPs); International Law Commission (ILC); natural disaster; responsibility to protect (R2P)

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