(Part I) "Report of the Secretary-General on the responsibility to protect: Timely and decisive response" (A/66/874) - Informal interactive dialogue of General Assembly
1.Opening remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the General Assembly; H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General; Mr. Adama Dieng, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide. 2. Expert Panel Discussion
Morning session: 10:00-13:00 Opening remarks: H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the General Assembly H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General Mr. Adama Dieng, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide Expert Panel Discussion: Moderator: Mr. Adama Dieng, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide Panellists: Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General (morning session only) Mr. Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights (morning session) H.E. Mr. Gert Rosenthal, Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations H.E. Mr. Youssoufou Bamba, Permanent Representative of Cote d'Ivoire to the United Nations Mr. Alex Bellamy, Professor of International Security at the Griffith Asia Institute, Australia Issues to be addressed: The interconnectedness of prevention and response; The range of tools available under Chapters VI, VII and VIII of the UN Charter for implementing the third pillar of the responsibility to protect (timely and decisive response); Partners available for implementation; Lessons learned in implementing the responsibility to protect; Protecting responsibly; The way forward. After a first round of remarks by the panel, Member States were invited to address the issues listed above and to share their perspectives and experiences. A number of civil society organisations were invited to speak. Afternoon session: 15:00-18:00 Interactive dialogue: Continuation of interventions from the floor, further reflections from the panellists.