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25 September 2009

Australian Responsibility to Protect Fund

Final Results of R2P Fund Selection Committee


Organisation Lead Investigator(s) Title Amount Funded
1 Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (ACPACS), Institute of Social Science Research, The University of Queensland Dr. Anne Brown, ACPACS Research Fellow Working with Local Strengths: Supporting States to build capacity to protect $189,736
2 Australian Red Cross Dr. Helen Durham, Strategic Adviser, International Law and Special Projects, Australian Red Cross The Responsibility to Protect and International Humanitarian Law: A Handbook for Practitioners $61,100
3 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University Sheri P. Rosenberg, Visiting Professor of Clinical Law; Director, Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies; Director, Human Rights and Genocide Clinic Assessing the Parameters for Identifying a ‘Manifest Failure’ to Protect Populations under R2P $162,371
4 Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement Elizabeth Ferris, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution Protection, Responsible Sovereignty, and Internal Displacement: Exploring the Connections $191,334
5 Center on International Cooperation (CIC), New York University Dr. Bruce Jones, Director of CIC, and Richard Gowan, Associate Director for Multilateral Diplomacy and Conflict Prevention Networks and Mechanisms for R2P: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect in the Asia Pacific $100,000
6 Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), The University of Queensland Dr. Daniel Franks, CSRM Research Fellow Extractive Resources, Conflict and Governance: The implications for advancing the Responsibility to Protect in the Asia-Pacific $89,525
7 Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta Dr. Rizal Sukma, Executive Director, CSIS Mainstreaming the Principle of the Responsibility to Protect in Indonesia $99,037
8 Centre of International Relations (CIR), University of British Columbia Professor Brian Job, CIR Director Research Project on Building RtoP Capacity within Asia-Pacific Regional Organizations $95,000
9 Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney Dr. Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Department of Government & International Relations, University of Sydney and Professor Arcot Sowmya, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Whales Understanding and Forecasting Political Instability, Mass Atrocities, and Genocide: Combining Social Science and Machine Learning Approaches $186,371
10 Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law, Griffith University Professor Charles Sampford, Director, Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law The Responsibility to Protect and the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts $147,310
11 Oxfam Australia Steph Cousins, Oxfam Australia, Humanitarian Advocacy Officer Prevention is better than the cure: Developing and sharing strategies for operationalising R2P and preventing mass atrocity crimes $159,707
12 Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC), Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford Professor Jennifer Welsh, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford The Responsibility to Prevent – Developing Ad hoc and Systemic Strategies $198,509
13 S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies Dr. Mely Caballero-Anthony, Head of the RSIS Centre of Non-Traditional Security Studies Operationalising the Responsibility to Protect in Asia: Mapping out differing voices and Building Constituencies to Advance the R2P $200,000
14 University of Wollongong Professor Andrew Goldsmith, Director, Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, University of Wollongong The Responsibility to Protect in Oceania: A political assessment of the impact and influence of R2P principles on police forces $120,000
Total AusAid R2P Fund Disbursement $2,000,000

 

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