Less than ten days later, in the newspaper Le Monde, Vedrine suggested "that the permanent members agree on situations where they would refrain from invoking [the veto] (severe oppression or confirmed massacres, failure or responsibility of the state concerned, emergency)." (12) He then repeatedly advocated the idea, including in a letter to the former Algerian and UN diplomat Mohammed Sahnoun, and contributed to his nomination to the cochairmanship
of the IC1SS, which would deliver the concept of R2P.
In addition to its cochairmanship
of the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Working Group as part of the Global Counterterrorism Forum, the UAE also hosts 'Hedayah', the International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism in Abu Dhabi, considered as a key operational delivery arm for the Forum's CVE efforts.