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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Tisseron, Antonin

Pandora's box. Burkina Faso, self-defense militias and VDP law in fighting jihadism

Antonin Tisseron. - Dakar-Fann : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Peace and Security Competence Centre Sub-Saharan Africa, 2021<
Dakar-Fann, 2021

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Feijó, João

Social asymmetries

Clues to understand the spread of islamist jihadism in Cabo Delgado
Dakar-Fann, 2020

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Weimer, Bernhard

Walking the Talk?

A critical perspective on sustainable peace and reconciliation in Mozambique
Maputo, 2020

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Baseline study of the state of play of security sector governance and the inclusion of civil society in security sector reform processes in Nigeria, Mali, Cameroon and Wider ECOWAS/ECCAS Region

The African Sector Security Network (ASSN) Team ; coordinated by Dr Niagalé Bagayoko. - Dakar-Fann : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Peace and Security Competence Centre Sub-Saharan Africa, 2020<
Dakar-Fann, 2020

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Boswell, Alan

Do local peace deals work?

Evidence from South Sudan's civil war
Kampala, 2019

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Khadiagala, Gilbert M.

How can democratic peace work in Southern Africa?

Trends and trajectories since the decade of hope
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Blackings, Mairi John

Why peace fails: The case of South Sudan's Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan

Mairi John Blackings. - Nairobi : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Kenya and South Sudan Office, 2018<
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Keita, Naffet

Agreement for peace and reconciliation in Mali resulting from the Algiers process

Between euphoria and scepticism: traces of peace
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Ismail, Olawale; Kifle, Alagaw Ababu

New collective security arrangements in the Sahel

A comparative study of the MNJTF and G-5 Sahel
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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Darch, Colin

The Mozambican conflict and the peace process in historical perspective

A success story gone wrong?
Dakar-Fann, 2018

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