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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a rich tradition in social democracy dating back to its foundation in 1925. The foundation owes its formation and its mission to the political legacy of its namesake Friedrich Ebert, the first democratically elected German President.
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Objectives and Missions

Objectives and Missions

The FES Peace and Security Competence Centre coordinates through a project-orientated approach within a network of (07) seven FES Offices all interests related to Peace and Security subjects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Previously based in Abuja, it established office in Dakar in November 2016. It directly organises Peace and Security activities in the Sahel-Sahara region and in West Africa.
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Dialogues about security challenges in the sahelo-saharan region
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Dialogues about security challenges in the sahelo-saharan region

Drawing on lessons learned from the multidimensional crisis experienced by Mali, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung has initiated a project known as "Security dialogue in the Sahel- Sahara region". more

The work of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Peace and Security Competence Centre is regional. To have an improved impact in the region, the Peace and Security Competence Centre works within a network of FES Offices. Together they represent a network acting at national, regional, and continental level to strengthen the efforts for a sustainable Peace and Security. It operates in Sub-Saharan Africa through a Project oriented Approach (PoA).

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The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Peace and Security Competence Centre for Sub Sahara Africa works to promote progressive approaches in Democratic Governance and Human Security, to create fora for inclusive, regional dialogue and to increase awareness for (inter)regional interdependence.

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Peace and Security Centre of Competence Sub-Saharan Africa

P.O. Box 15 416
Point E, boulevard de l’Est villa n°30
Dakar - Fann

+221 33 859 20 02

info(at)fes-pscc.org
www.fes-pscc.org

Events

  • Monday, 09.09.19 to Thursday, 12.09.19 - Grand Bassam – Ivory Coast | New Approaches to Collective Security | Event

    National workshop in Ivory Coast of the programme "Women, Youth, Defence and Security"

    From 09 to 12 September 2019,...

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  • Monday, 22.07.19 to Tuesday, 23.07.19 - Dakar - Senegal | Security for all, Event

    Expert Workshop for the Conceptualization of the Regional Women's Platform for Security Sector Reform and Governance

    On 18 and 19 July 2019, the...

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  • Tuesday, 25.06.19 to Friday, 28.06.19 - Bamako - Mali | New Approaches to Collective Security | Event

    National workshop in Mali of the programme "Women, Youth, Defence and Security"

    From 25 to 28 June 2019, the...

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  • Wednesday, 29.05.19 to Friday, 31.05.19 - Dakar, Senegal | New Approaches to Collective Security | Event

    National workshop in Senegal of the programme "Women, Youth, Defence and Security"

    Security Sector Reform (SSR)...

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  • Saturday, 13.04.19 to Sunday, 14.04.19 - Banjul, The Gambia | New Approaches to Collective Security | Event

    Restitution workshop of the exploratory phase of the programme citizen control of security public action Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau

    The Peace and Security Centre...

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Publications & Studies

  • | Publication

    Executive summary report on the pilot phase of the action research programme on Citizen Control of Public Security Action in west Africa

    Since 2018, the Laboratory of...

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    Pandora’s box. Burkina Faso, self-defense militias and VDP Law in fighting jihadism

    This publication is the result...

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    The role of the regional forces in Gambia and what their presence will mean in 2021 elections

    The PSCC Policy Paper is an...

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  • | Publication, Publication EU

    Kidnapping in Nigeria - Overview, Effect, Causes and Possible Solutions

    Kidnapping for ransom ranks...

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    Governing and Securing Rural Spaces in Nigeria

    Nigeria is experiencing a...

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    Walking the Talk?

    Reconciliation is considered...

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    Climate security in the Horn of Africa

    Climate-related security risks...

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    Study "G20 Compact with Africa: The Audacity of Hope"

    The Audacity of Hope / Robert...

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    Do local peace deals work?

    This paper maps five cases of...

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  • | Dialogues about Security Challenges in the Sahelo-Saharan Region | Publication

    Security challenges and issues in the sahelo-saharan region : The Niger perspective

    The recent Malian and Libyan...

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