Lauren Hogan

About Lauren Hogan

Lauren is a recent graduate of Carleton University's Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management, with a specialization in International Studies and a minor in European and Russian Studies. While Lauren is relatively new to writing for online media, she is very interested in Russian current events and foreign policy. She also intends to pursue a Master's in European and Russian Affairs at the University of Toronto this fall.

Violence Against Protesters In The Congo After Political Transition Talks Collapse

The peaceful transfer of power is a hallmark sign of a healthy democracy – something that is unfortunately not present in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. President Joseph Kabila has been in power for close to two decades and his transition out of government has not been smooth and […]

Waning Strength Of The International Criminal Court?

The International Criminal Court (ICC) seated in the Netherlands has recently suffered numerous blows to its legitimacy as African nations like Burundi, the Gambia, and South Africa all vowed to leave the Court in 2016. The countries’ decisions to withdraw from the Rome Statute, or the foundational legal document of […]