Hanna Bourgeois


Hanna Bourgeois is a PhD Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and currently conducting research at the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and the Institute for International Law, KU Leuven. Hanna's research is primarily in the areas of international law relating to the use of force and peace operations, international humanitarian law, and international human rights law.

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Failure to Protect Civilians in the Context of UN Peace Operations: A Question of Accountability?

On 31 July 2018, thirty-two States asked the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres to go a step further in addressing the failures of UN peace operations to protect civilians. In particular, they stressed the importance of holding those accountable who have failed to protect civilians in line with their mission’s mandate (see Letter…

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