Rebecca Barber (@becjbarber) is a research fellow at the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, and a PhD scholar with the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland. Her research focuses on the role of UN General Assembly in the prevention of, and response to, atrocity crimes. Prior to entering academia she had a career with international humanitarian NGOs, most recently in headquarters-based advocacy roles, and prior to that, in field-based positions, managing human rights and legal assistance programs in humanitarian crises in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa. She is admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and is a member of the international humanitarian law advisory committee with the Australian Red Cross. She is also on LinkedIn.
Articles by this author:
The U.N. General Assembly’s Veto Initiative Turns One. Is it Working?
Apr 26th, 2023
Addressing Atrocity Crimes at the United Nations General Assembly’s 77th Session
Sep 21st, 2022
Inching Forward but a Long Road Ahead to Achieve Justice for the Rohingya
Sep 19th, 2022
The People of Myanmar Need to Be Heard, Not Ostracized, on the International Stage
Mar 29th, 2022
Does the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Require States to go to War with Russia?
Mar 25th, 2022
How the UN General Assembly Can Respond to Atrocity Crimes at Its 76th Session
Sep 14th, 2021
The UN Has Options Beyond the Security Council for Cross-Border Aid to Syria
Jun 21st, 2021
UN Security Council Won’t Respond to Myanmar’s Coup, But the General Assembly Can
Feb 25th, 2021
The New U.S. “Caesar” Sanctions on Syria Are Illegal
Jul 8th, 2020