Zoe Knight

About Zoe Knight

Recent First Class Honours graduate from the Australian National University, Canberra. Currently residing in Perth, I have a strong passion for understanding how international cooperation can influence a state's human rights agenda and international security relations.

The Crisis In The DRC: A Stubborn Challenge Or Simply Beyond Hope?

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) long-standing violence has characterized the state for over 60 years. The DRC’s troubles are mostly rooted in the incumbent President’s refusal to cede power following the end of his second presidential term on December 19th, 2016. Consequently, public tensions have risen, with militia groups […]

Small Arms Survey Finds UN-Based Peacekeepers Struggling To Secure Arms

UN-backed peacekeepers in the sub-Saharan have lost an army’s worth of weapons and ammunition. The Small Arms Survey’s Peace Operations Data Set indicates over 100 records of incidents of loss between 1992-2017, which is enough to arm a small army. This information, released in a recent report published by the […]