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Alexander Gilder

Alexander Gilder

Alexander Gilder is currently researching for a PhD in Law at City, University of London as a Graduate Teaching Fellow. His research investigates the operationalisation of human security in the mandates and practices of UN peace operations. He holds an LLM in Public International Law from Utrecht University and an LLB (Hons) from the University of Lincoln. Alex was awarded a merit-based scholarship to attend the 2017 Summer Course on Public International Law at The Hague Academy of International Law.
    Using UN troops to make countries more stable can be a risky business
    Using UN troops to make countries more stable can be a risky business
    In 2017 56 UN peacekeepers were killed in malicious acts such as when they were deliberately attacked, the most fatalities of that kind since 1994. All but one...