International peace and security: an analysis of responsibility to protect in the Rwanda Genocide
This research project investigated the adequacy of the tools of maintain international peace and security. It also examined the major reasons that contributed to the failure of the UNAMIR in its mission in Rwanda. The study investigated the impact of the emerging concept of responsibility to protect. The theoretical frameworks employed in this study are collective security theory, Ethnic conflict theory and the concept of Responsibility to Protect. This study employed the use of questionnaire. The sample population targeted were individuals working in governmental and Non-Governmental organisations concerned with peace and security. The study also targeted second year masters students at the University of Nairobi pursuing International Studies. The questionnaires were sampled in simple random and cluster random methods to reach the respective target population. The data collected were analysed by use of percentages as well as mode and mean. The findings were presented in pie charts and tables. The study established that the concept of Responsibility to protect will strengthen the ability of the UNSC in maintaining intemational peace and security.