Wednesday, 20.11.13 - Abuja, Nigeria | Elections | Event

Ethics and Elections: Challenges and Institutional Responses

The last public debate for the year addressed the issue of ‘Ethics and Elections: Challenges and Institutional Responses’. It brought together the Chairman of INEC, Nigeria, the Chairman of CENI, Mali, the Director Political...

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Wednesday, 25.09.13 | Small Arms and Light Weapons | Event

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Routes and Caches in West Africa

Over two decades, the illicit trafficking of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) has dominated West African headlines. Increasing insecurity due to insurgencies and armed conflict in the Sahel region, Liberia, Sierra Leone,...

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Thursday, 19.09.13 to Friday, 20.09.13 - Abuja, Nigeria | Democratic Governance & Human Security | Event

Advocacy for Democratic Governance and Human Security

The West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Regional Office in Abuja have started a new initiative on strengthening democratic governance and human security by creating ownership for...

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Monday, 16.09.13 - Abuja, Nigeria | ECOWAS | Event

ECOWAS Parliament, FES sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 16th September 2013. Both organisations underlined their commitment to the...

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Monday, 24.06.13 to Tuesday, 25.06.13 - Yaounde, Cameroon | Maritime Security | Event

Gulf of Guinea: a summit meeting for more Maritime Security?

On 24–25 June 2013 a summit meeting took place in Yaoundé, Cameroon, involving government representatives from 25 states in West and Central Africa on the issue of "Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea". It was the first...

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Tuesday, 18.06.13 to Thursday, 20.06.13 - Cotonou, Benin | Elections | Event

Curbing electoral violence in West Africa

Presidents of electoral commissions in West Africa and international experts are taking part in a regional workshop on the prevention of electoral violence from 18 to 20 June, 2013 in Cotonou, Bénin.

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Wednesday, 01.05.13 - Abuja, Nigeria | Maritime Security | Event

West African Approaches to Maritime Security

A public debate organised by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Regional Office in Abuja, Nigeria, convened specialists of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Members of the Diplomatic Corps, the Nigerian...

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Tuesday, 23.04.13 to Wednesday, 24.04.13 - Berlin, Germany | Conflict in the Sahel | Event

Strategic perspectives on conflict prevention in the Sahel

Never has the Sahel gained as much international attention as since last year. Much of this attention has centred on the crisis in Northern Mali. More recently, the broader Sahel region and the interdependence of various...

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Monday, 22.04.13 to Wednesday, 24.04.13 - Niamey, Niger | Conflict in the Sahel | Event

A Wavering Central Sahel- Regional Responses

The “Arab Spring”, which unfolded in North Africa in 2010, has triggered the successive fall of three Maghreb dictatorships, giving hope for a new deal in the devolution of power and a more sustainable democratic expression....

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Wednesday, 27.02.13 - Abuja, Nigeria | Mali | Event

The situation in Mali - Long-term challenges and regional responses

Since January of 2013, about 10,000 troops from numerous countries have been deployed to support the Malian army in fighting back the radical islamists. The situation is affecting not only the country itself, but the whole...

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Publications & Studies

  • 22.08.2013 | Organized Crime | Publication

    FES Series on Organised Crime on Governance in West Africa

    Reports by the UN Office for...

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  • 06.05.2013 | Organized Crime | Publication

    The Impact of Organised Crime on Governance

    Data compiled by the United...

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  • 22.04.2013 | Social Democracy | Publication

    Basics on Social Democracy

    Political ideologies are...

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  • 22.02.2013 | Democratic Governance & Human Security | Publication

    Youth, Violence and Democratisation in Northern Nigeria

    The national elections in...

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