“Change by Chance? How International Norms Travel Between the United Nations and the African Union”, Nina Wilén and Kseniya Oksamytna (Egmont, Belgium)

In October 2022, members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council and the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council met in New York and reaffirmed the importance of protection of civilians in peace operations. While their shared commitment to this norm is evident, do the two organisations actually define and operationalise it in the same way?

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