On 8 September 2015, I, spoke at a workshop on ‘A Western Return to UN Peacekeeping?’, organised by the Department of Government of Georgetown University. Chaired by Professor Lise M. Howard (Associate Professor, Georgetown University) with the participation of Alexandra Novesseloff (French Ministry of Defence) and Paul D. Williams (George Washington University), the panel explored major opportunities and core obstacles regarding a strengthened re-engagement of Western nations to UN peacekeeping. An engaging Q&A session with the audience members, which included seasoned peacekeeping experts, ambassadors, UN representatives and graduate students from Georgetown university, rounded off the event.
The event also served as the kick-off of further events of cooperation between VeCo International Affairs faculty and Georgetown University professors focusing on peace, security and conflict resolution issues.
From left to right:
Professor Joachim Koops (Vesalius College), Dr. Alexandra Novesseloff (French Ministry of Defence & Center on International Cooperation), Professor Lise M. Howard (Georgetown University), Professor Paul D. Williams (George Washington University).
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