Thursday, 11.09.14 - Yaounde, Cameroon | Maritime Security | Event

Securing the Maritime Space in the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime security should be part of national and sub-regional public discourse in order to promote innovative cross-regional cooperation initiatives to address the comprehensive peace and security challenges threatening...

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Tuesday, 02.09.14 - Abuja, Nigeria | Abuja debate | Event

Abuja Debate: Women in Peacebuilding in West Africa

Women have played a significant role in recent peace processes throughout West Africa. For example, in Liberia of 2003, it was the ‘Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace’, which made its voice heard and helped end the war....

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Thursday, 17.07.14 - Abuja, Nigeria | Abuja debate | Event

Abuja Debate: Opportunities for Peace, the Role of Youth in Conflict in West Africa

On July 17th, in the framework of its programme “Get to Know ECOWAS” which brought together 15 West African young leaders in Abuja from July 14th to July 18th, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organised another of its Abuja...

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Thursday, 26.06.14 - Abuja, Nigeria | Abuja debate | Event

Abuja Debate: Constitutional Debates and Democracy – Is Democracy Losing Ground?

On June, 26th, 2014 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung continued the series of Abuja debates and again provided a platform for representatives of civil society, high-ranking officials as well as politicians and academics to...

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Wednesday, 11.06.14 to Friday, 13.06.14 - Cotonou, Benin | ECOWAS | Event

Security Privatisation in West Africa

The theme of “Security privatisation in ECOWAS” was the focus of a conference held from 11 to 13 June 2014 on the premises of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung’s Office in Cotonou. Participants were drawn from Bénin, Côte...

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Wednesday, 21.05.14 to Friday, 23.05.14 | Maritime Security | Event

Towards a Comprehensive Maritime Security Regime in the Gulf of Guinea

From 21st to 23rd of May 2014, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and the National Defence College (NDC) Nigeria co-organised an international conference on "African Approaches to Maritime Security: The West and Central...

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Friday, 04.04.14 - Abuja, Nigeria | Abuja debate | Event

Abuja debate: Conflict management in West Africa

For its first debate of the year, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) opened the series of Abuja Debates for 2014 with a discussion on conflict management in West Africa. By gathering a broad range of stakeholders, the FES...

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Publications & Studies

  • 18.12.2014 | ECOWAS | Publication

    Get to Know ECOWAS – Regional Approaches to Improving Security Policy and Electoral Processes in West Africa

    This volume combines the...

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  • 10.12.2014 | Boko Haram | Publication

    A danger not to Nigeria Alone – Boko Haram's Transnational Reach and Regional Responses

    Nigeria, once well respected...

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  • 06.04.2014 | Democratic Governance & Human Security | Publication

    Cross-Border Flows between Nigeria and Benin: What Are the Challenges for (Human) Security?

    This publication seeks to...

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  • 05.04.2014 | Organized Crime | Publication

    Organized Crime, Security Threats and Governance: The Sustainability of European Union Programmes in West Africa

    Forms of Organized Crime in...

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  • 05.04.2014 | Maritime Security | Publication

    Regional Approaches to Maritime Security in the Horn of Africa

    This study argues that efforts...

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  • 05.04.2014 | Maritime Security | Publication

    The African Union, the African Peace and Security Architecture, and Maritime Security

    The content of African...

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