Publications

22.11.2012 | Security Policy | Publication

A Gender and Security Policy in West Africa

In order to integrate gender more systematically into its regional work in West Africa, FES had commissioned gender analyses of its thematic project areas in 2010.


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06.09.2011 | Mali | Publication

Who Owns the Sahara? Old Conflicts, New Menaces

The conflicts in northern Mali and the region of the central Sahara are increasingly complex. The region has traditionally been a pathway for many illegal commercial activities such as drug, arms or human trafficking from West and North Africa to Europe.


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06.09.2011 | Elections | Publication

The Role of Security Forces in the Electoral Process: The Case of the West African Countries

Elections remain a main trigger of violence and insecurity in West Africa, and security forces (police, gendarmerie, military) do play a key role in electoral processes in the region. The study at hands provides insights for those interested in improving electoral management and organizing free and fair elections, about how to securitize electoral processes and structure the involvement of security services.


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21.08.2011 | Oil Governance & Development | Publication

Fuelling the World – Failing the Region? Oil Governance and Development in Africa’s Gulf of Guinea

Countries in the Gulf of Guinea belong to those richest in resources yet poorest in development, stability and governance. Moving beyond the traditional concept of the ‘resource curse’ this edited volume analyses from numerous angles the relation between resource wealth, citizens’ welfare, economic growth, probability of conflict and democratic governance.


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25.06.2011 | ECOWAS | Publication

Young Experts on the ECOWAS Security Architecture

Fostering peace, security and democracy in West Africa is one of the main objectives of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). In 12 essays, young West African experts examine challenges and suggest some perspectives on the ECOWAS security architecture.


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06.06.2011 | Elections | Publication

2nd Edition Electoral Commissions in West Africa – A Comparative Study

In addition to identifying similarities and differences in the set-up, roles and functioning of national electoral commissions in the 15 member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), this second edition of the comparative study highlights recent developments and changes in legal frameworks for elections in some countries in the region.


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31.05.2011 | Oil Governance & Development | Publication

Fuelling the World – Failing the Region?

The geostrategic importance of Africa’s Gulf of Guinea region is growing. Oil and gas exports are rising, new oil-exporting countries such as Ghana are emerging, and China and other Asian economies are joining Europe and the USA as energy-hungry customers.


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20.04.2011 | Mali | Publication

Shared Security and Peace Governance. The Malian Experience

The security landscape in Mali has been for a long time marked by growing urban and suburban crimes, many community conflicts sometimes longstanding, recurrent rebellion in the North, educational crisis and demands for better working conditions which worsen the insecurity situation, etc. These scourges intensified in the 1990s due to the 2nd rebellion which engulfed Northern Mali (1990 – 1996), armed conflicts in the sub region and rising organized crime.


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22.02.2011 | ECOWAS | Publication

Get to know the ECOWAS 2010

Fostering peace, security and democracy in West Africa is one of the main objectives of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). In 12 essays, young West African experts examine challenges and suggest some perspectives on the ECOWAS security architecture.


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06.04.2010 | Elections | Publication

1st Edition Electoral Commissions in West Africa – A Comparative Study

Elections are a backbone of democracy. In West Africa, however, elections are often contentious and triggers of violence. The comparative study at hand identifies similarities and differences in the set-up, roles and functioning of national electoral commissions in the 15 member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).


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Ebiede, Tarila Marclint

Instability in Nigeria's Niger delta

The post amnesty programme and sustainable peace-building
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Bappah, Habibu Yaya

Why peace fails in Guinea Bissau?

A political economy analysis of the ECOWAS-brokered Conakry Accord
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Konadjé, Jean-Jacques

Côte d'Ivoire, the price of positive peace

Jean-Jacques Konadjé. - Abidjan : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Côte d'Ivoire, [2018]<
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Faye, Sylvain Landry

Faces of religious radicalization in African carceral spaces

Sylvain Landry Faye. - Dakar-Fann : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Peace and Security Centre of Competence Sub-Saharan Africa, 2017<
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Dersso, Solomon Ayele

A political-economy analysis of AU Peace and Security Council decision-making processes

The cases of Boko Haram and Burundi
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Beninga, Paul-Crescent; Manga Essama, Déflorne Grâce; Mogba, Jean Raymond Zephirin

Persistence of the crisis in the Central African Republic

Understanding in order to act
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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The Boko Haram conflict in Cameroon

Why is peace so elusive?
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Sanyang, Edrissa; Camara, Sanna

The Gambia after elections

Implications for governance and security in West Africa
Dakar-Fann, 2017

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Blum, Constanze

Transnational organized crime in Southern Africa and Mozambique

Constanze Blum. - Maputo : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Mozambique, 2016<
Maputo, 2017

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Cawthra, Gavin

Peacekeeping interventions in Africa

"war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength"
Maputo, 2016

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Reports

How to engage and with whom towards collective security in the Sahelo-Saharan region and in West Africa? Dakar, 4 - 5 December 2017

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