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Credibility in UN peacekeeping

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Vanessa Newby

Vanessa Newby talks to the Observatoire about her latest article about credibility in UN peacekeeping. Newby is an Assistant Professor at Leiden University with the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs – Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA). She is also the President of Women in International Security Netherlands (WIIS-NL) as well as the lead researcher for the Gender and Peace research stream of the Chair of UN Studies in Peace and Justice. Vanessa’s research interests include peacekeeping, peace building, informal institutions, gender and security and the international relations of the Middle East. We hope you’ll enjoy the conversation!

Interview conducted by Chiara Ruffa.

Newby, Vanessa F. (2022) Offering the Carrot and Hiding the Stick? Conceptualizing Credibility in UN Peacekeeping, Global Governance 28/3:303-329.

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Kisyova, Maria-Elena,  Yannick Vielleux-Lepage and Vanessa F Newby (2022) ‘Conversations with other (alt-right) women: How do far-right female influencers narrate an alt-right identity’, Journal for Deradicalization, 31/Summer.

Newby Vanessa F. & Alanna O’Malley (2021) ‘Where are the Women Now? Implementing Resolution 1325 20 years on’, Global Studies Quarterly 1/3,

Newby, Vanessa F. and Clotilde Sebag (2021) ‘Gender sidestreaming? Analysing gender mainstreaming in national militaries and international peacekeeping’, European Journal of International Security 6/2: 148-170,

Newby, Vanessa F. (2020) ‘Ships in the Night? The ANZUS States and the provision of HADR in the Asia-Pacific’, SI. Australian Journal of International Affairs 74/1: 72-88,

Newby, Vanessa F. (2018) Peacekeeping in South Lebanon: Credibility and Local Cooperation. Syracuse University Press.

Newby, Vanessa F. (2018) ‘Power, Politics and Perception: the impact of foreign policy on civilian-peacekeeper relations’, Third World Quarterly 39/4: 661-676,

Newby, Vanessa F. (2017) ‘Positive Hybridity? Unpacking UN Security Sector Reform in South Lebanon’, Contemporary Politics 23/2: 156-174,

Newby, Vanessa F. (2016) ‘The Pieces that Make the Peace’: The micro processes of international security’, International Peacekeeping 23/1: 133-157,

Newby, Vanessa F. (2013) ‘Playing with Fire: Understanding the Sunni-Shi’a Sectarian Lifecycle’, Griffith Asia Quarterly 1/ 2/3: 77-104.

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Vanessa Newby , "Credibility in UN peacekeeping". Les entretiens de l'Observatoire, podcast, 27.03.2023,