Publications

Journal articles and book chapters

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2017. Die “Human Rights up Front Initiative”. Vereinte Nationen 65 (3):110-115 (English version here: Making the United Nations system more effective on conflict prevention).

Kurtz, Gerrit, and Philipp Rotmann. 2016. The Evolution of Norms of Protection: Major Powers Debate the Responsibility to Protect. Global Society 30 (1):3-20.

Kurtz, Gerrit, and Madhan Mohan Jaganathan. 2016. Protection in peril: counterterrorism discourse and international engagement in Sri Lanka in 2009. Global Society 30 (1):94-112.

Murthy, C. S. R., and Gerrit Kurtz. 2016. International Responsibility as Solidarity: The Impact of the World Summit Negotiations on the R2P Trajectory. Global Society 30 (1):38-53.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2015. Sanktionen als attraktive Handlungsoption der Vereinten NationenVereinte Nationen 63 (4), 168 (Book Review).

Brockmeier, Sarah, Gerrit Kurtz, and Julian Junk. 2014. Emerging norm and rhetorical tool: Europe and a responsibility to protect. Conflict, Security and Development 14 (4):429-460.

Jaganathan, Madhan Mohan, and Gerrit Kurtz. 2014. Singing the tune of sovereignty? India and the responsibility to protect. Conflict, Security & Development 14 (4):461-488.

Rotmann, Philipp, Gerrit Kurtz, and Sarah Brockmeier. 2014. Major powers and the contested evolution of a responsibility to protect: Introduction. Conflict, Security and Development 14 (4):355-377.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2013. Große Herausforderungen beim Schutz der Zivilbevölkerung. Vereinte Nationen 61 (6), 283 (Book Review).

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2013. An der Verantwortung gescheitert? Die Vereinten Nationen und das Ende des Bürgerkriegs in Sri Lanka. Vereinte Nationen 61 (2):69-74.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2012. Securitization of Climate Change in the United Nations 2007 – 2010. In Climate Change, Human Security and Violent Conflict. Challenges for Societal Stability, edited by Jürgen Scheffran, Michael Brozska, Hans Günther Brauch, Peter Michael Link and Janpeter Schilling, 669-684. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer.

Policy publications and op-eds

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2017. Das Konzept der Schutzverantwortung (Responsibility to Protect). UN-Basisinformationen 55, Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2016. Diplomaten an die Front! Krisenprävention braucht das richtige Personal, PeaceLab2016, 8 September.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2016. “Guerrilla Diplomats”: Conflict Prevention Through Frontline Diplomacy. Sustainable Security Blog, 21 July.

Kurtz, Gerrit and Philipp Rotmann. 2016. Der Schutz von Zivilisten durch UN-Friedenseinsätze, Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte 66 (10-11), 7 March, 24-29. In English (Protecting civilians through UN peace operations).

Kurtz, Gerrit and Andrea Liese. 2015. Die Vereinten Nationen und Frauen. UN-Basis-Informationen 51, Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2015. Wie Deutschland Sri Lanka helfen kann. Frankfurter Rundschau, 25 September. In English (What German Diplomacy Owes Sri Lanka).

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2015. Ironing Out the Kinks in the UN’s New Human Rights Initiative, Passblue, 12 August.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2015. With Courage and Coherence. The Human Rights up Front Initiative of the United Nations. Berlin: Global Public Policy Institute.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2015. Südsudan: Ein Waffenembargo wäre das Mindeste, ZEIT Online, 12 July. In English (The Right Sanctions in South Sudan).

Benner, Thorsten, Sarah Brockmeier, Erna Burai, C.S.R. Murthy, Christopher Daase, Madhan Mohan Jaganathan, Julian Junk, Xymena Kurowska, Gerrit Kurtz, Liu Tiewa, Wolfgang Reinicke, Philipp Rotmann, Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, Matias Spektor, Oliver Stuenkel, Marcos Tourinho, Harry Verhoeven, and Zhang Haibin. (2015) Effective and Responsible Protection from Atrocity Crimes: Toward Global ActionPolicy Paper. Berlin: Global Public Policy Institute.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2014. Indiens neues Selbstbewusstsein. Frankfurter Rundschau, 26. Mai.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2014. Massenverbrechen verhindern: Neuer UN-Aktionsplan verharrt im Altbekannten. Vereinte Nationen 62 (2):65.

Heiner Janus and Gerrit Kurtz. 2014. Post 2015: Peace, Security and Development Belong Together. The Current Column, Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), 22 April.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2014. Briding the Narratives in Sri Lanka. The Hindu, 19 April.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2014. Eine Kultur der Wahrheit? Chancen und Grenzen des neuen Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des UN-Generalsekretärs, Bretterblog, 12 February.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2013. The UK and Sri Lanka: avoiding pitfalls in engaging war crimes allegations, Sicherheitspolitik Blog, 2 December.

Kurtz, Gerrit. 2013. Commonwealth Meeting 2013: Sri Lanka’s PR Miscalculation. IR Blog, 22 November.

Brockmeier, Sarah, Gerrit Kurtz, and Philipp Rotmann. 2013. Schutz und Verantwortung: Über die US-Außenpolitik zur Verhinderung von Gräueltaten. Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. English Summary. Executive Summary and recommendations (German).

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