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.
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...
a critical analysis of the revised strategic indicative plan for the organ an politics, defence and security co-operation (SIPO) of the Southern African Development Community Maputo, 2012
a critical analysis of the revised strategic indicative plan for the organ an politics, defence and security co-operation (SIPO) of the Southern African Development Community / Anthoni van Nieuwkerk. - Maputo : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Mozambique, 2012. - 22 S. = 330 KB, PDF-File. - (FES peace and security series ; 6) Electronic ed.: Maputo ; Bonn : FES, 2012 ISBN 978-0-620-52606-7
Old conflicts, new menaces. Mali and the Central Sahara between the Tuareg, Al Qaida and organized crime Abuja, 2011
Old conflicts, new menaces. Mali and the Central Sahara between the Tuareg, Al Qaida and organized crime / Annette Lohmann. - Abuja : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Regional Office Abuja, 2011. - 24 S. = 310 KB, PDF-File. - (FES peace and security series ; 5) Electronic ed.: Abuja ; Bonn : FES, 2011 ISBN 978-978-915-488-3
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