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...

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Hounkpe, Mathias; Gueye, Alioune Badara

The role of security forces in the electoral process

the case of six West African countries
Berlin, 2010

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Yabi, Gilles Olakounlé

The role of ECOWAS in managing political crisis and conflict

the cases of Guinea and Guinea-Bissau
Abuja, 2010

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Cawthra, Gavin

The role of SADC in managing political crisis and conflict

the cases of Madagascar and Zimbabwe
Maputo, 2011

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Mulugeta, Kidist

The role of regional and international organizations in resolving the Somali conflict

the case of IGAD
Addis, 2011

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