This paper presents the overview of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine implementation to the European Union Security and Defense policy. In this context, the references on the notion of R2P in the EU documents are traced. The article defines the main barriers for the effective and progressive implementation of the mentioned doctrine. Special attention is paid to the EU participation in the establishment of the internationalized criminal and human rights tribunals as a form of R2P implementation.
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