Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

Dr Jasmine-Kim Westendorf is a Lecturer in International Relations at La Trobe University, Melbourne. Her research focuses on conflict and peace studies, negotiated peace processes, international approaches to peacebuilding, the politics of international law and international organisations, and the role of women in peace and war.

Jasmine has conducted policy and research work for a range of NGOs including the International Women's Development Agency, World Vision, ActionAid, and is a frequent commentator on peace processes, Australian foreign policy and development for a number of Australian print and broadcast media. She is the author of Why Peace Processes Fail: Negotiating Insecurity After Civil War.

Articles

Peace processes after civil war: Choosing the right tools for the job

18th April 2016

Why, despite the best of intentions and the investment of significant resources, do peace processes so often fail to lead to a stable and lasting peace after civil war?

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