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Richard Gowan


Evolution of the protection of civilians in UN peacekeeping

This special report draws together some analysis reflecting on developments in protection of civilians (PoC) in the context of UN peacekeeping over the last decade, with a particular focus on the role that member states have in shaping the future of PoC.

Australia in the UN Security Council

Overview: In this Lowy Institute Analysis, Richard Gowan reviews Australia’s time as a non-permanent member of the Security Council. Gowan argues that while it has not changed the world, Australia has acquitted itself well, bringing extra rigour and professionalism to the Council’s debates. It has...