22.02.2011 | ECOWAS | Publication

Get to know the ECOWAS 2010

Fostering peace, security and democracy in West Africa is one of the main objectives of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). In 12 essays, young West African experts examine challenges and suggest some perspectives on the ECOWAS security architecture.

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06.04.2010 | Elections | Publication

1st Edition Electoral Commissions in West Africa – A Comparative Study

Elections are a backbone of democracy. In West Africa, however, elections are often contentious and triggers of violence. The comparative study at hand identifies similarities and differences in the set-up, roles and functioning of national electoral commissions in the 15 member states of the...

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Faye, Sylvain Landry

Faces of religious radicalization in African carceral spaces

Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Dersso, Solomon Ayele

A political-economy analysis of AU Peace and Security Council decision-making processes

The cases of Boko Haram and Burundi
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Beninga, Paul-Crescent; Manga Essama, Déflorne Grâce; Mogba, Jean Raymond Zephirin

Persistence of the crisis in the Central African Republic

Understanding in order to act
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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The Boko Haram conflict in Cameroon

Why is peace so elusive?
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Sanyang, Edrissa; Camara, Sanna

The Gambia after elections

Implications for governance and security in West Africa
Dakar-Fann, 2017

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Blum, Constanze

Transnational organized crime in Southern Africa and Mozambique

Maputo, 2017

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Cawthra, Gavin

Peacekeeping interventions in Africa

"war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength"
Maputo, 2016

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Onuoha, Freedom C.

A danger not to Nigeria alone

Boko Harams's transnational reach and regional responses
Abuja, 2014

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Fantaye, Demessie

Regional approaches to maritime security in the Horn of Africa

Addis, 2014

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Blum, Constanze

Cross-border flows between Nigeria and Benin

what are the challenges for (human) security?
Abuja, 2014

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How to engage and with whom towards collective security in the Sahelo-Saharan region and in West Africa? Dakar, 4 - 5 December 2017


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