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Richard Gowan

Senior Policy Fellow

Languages: English
Areas of Expertise: United Nations system; European security and defence policy; Africa; Western Balkans

Richard Gowan is an associate fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. 

He is currently UN director at the International Crisis Group, and was previously research director at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation. He has taught at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and Stanford in New York, and wrote a weekly column on multilateralism (“Diplomatic Fallout”) for World Politics Review from 2013-2019. He has acted as a consultant to the UN on peacekeeping, political affairs, and migration.

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