Wednesday, 21.11.12 - Abuja, Nigeria | Mali | Event

Statehood as a crucial problem of insecurity

Not only did the 'Arabellion' movement change political realities of some countries in North Africa, it also precipitated major changes in the Sahel. Not least because the political crisis in Mali reveals how Islamist forces...

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Tuesday, 20.11.12 to Thursday, 22.11.12 - Abuja, Nigeria | Conflict in the Sahel | Event

Long-Term Perspectives on Security in the Sahel

Since the coup d’état in Mali in March 2011 it seems that the International Community has recognized the importance of a region that was left alone to its own fate for the most part in the past. High structural...

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Thursday, 08.11.12 | Democratic Governance & Human Security | Event

WANSED General Assembly

Members of the West African Network on Security and Democratic Governance analyzed new dynamics of military and civilian coup d’états and constitutional crises in the region, discussed the relations between politics,...

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Monday, 22.10.12 - Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire | Democratic Governance & Human Security | Event

WANSED General Assembly: Emerging Security Threats and Regional Responses

The annual general assembly of the West African Network on Security and Democratic Governance (WANSED) was the first organized and steered by the newly elected WANSED Executive Committee. WANSED members and guest experts...

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Monday, 22.10.12 - Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire | Democratic Governance & Human Security | Event

WANSED and FES sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and the West African Network for Security and Democratic Governance (WANSED) share common objectives in promoting peace, security and democratic governance in West Africa. Since 2004, both...

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Thursday, 21.06.12 to Friday, 22.06.12 - Cotonou, Benin | Economic Governance & Food Crisis | Event

Economic Governance and Food Crisis in West Africa

At the initiative of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), a regional round table of experts on economic governance of food security in West Africa was held collaboration with Oxfam and the West African Civil Society Platform...

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Wednesday, 13.06.12 to Friday, 22.06.12 - Abuja, Nigeria | Elections | Event

Regional approaches to improving Electoral processes

The third edition of the “Get to Know ECOWAS Training Programme” organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung was successfully held in Abuja, from 13th to 22nd June 2012.

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Publications & Studies

  • 28.11.2012 | Mali | Publication

    The African Giant and Mali

    In the fourth of the series...

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  • 25.11.2012 | Security Policy | Publication

    Role of Nigeria in Regional Security Policy

    The emergence of the African...

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  • 22.11.2012 | Security Policy | Publication

    A Gender and Security Policy in West Africa

    In order to integrate gender...

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