- Abuja, Nigeria
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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- Abuja, Nigeria
| Conflict in the Sahel
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...
| Democratic Governance & Human Security
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,...
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...
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...
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...
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.