Articles by Lucile Maertens

July 27, 2021

Why international organisations (apparently) hate politics

Lucile Maertens
'We don’t do politics!' is a common refrain from international bureaucrats, governmental delegates and civil society representatives engaged in multilateral negotiations. Marieke Louis and Lucile Maertens take these apolitical claims seriously. In doing so, they unveil the politics of depoliticisation in international organisations
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Lucile Maertens
Senior Lecturer in Political Science and International Relations, IEP / CRHIM, University of Lausanne

Lucile holds a PhD in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris and the University of Geneva (2015).

Besides studying international organisations, she works on global environmental politics, climate change and international security, with a strong interest in qualitative methodology.

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