Expertise: Global Governance, International Investing
John J. Forrer is Associate Director of the Institute for Corporate Responsibility, as well as Research Professor at the School of Business and Associate faculty at the School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. He recently co-led the United States Institute for Peace Task Force on Business and Peace and co-authored A USIP Special Report: “How Business Can Foster Peace.” He has written extensively on multisector collaborations for governance—public private partnerships and governance networks—and the role business plays in making such collaborations effective and impactful. His most recent article is “Business Practices and Peace in Post-Conflict Zones: Lessons from Cyprus” forthcoming in Business Ethics: A European Review.
In 2005 the member states of the UN committed to preventing and stopping the mass atrocity crimes of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity. This commitment was formally called the “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P), and