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Time for a different approach on terror in Africa?

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18 June 2013, Brussels In the past few years, terror campaigns have re-emerged as a significant threat in Africa, not only to human security but also to governing system of certain African states and their economies. Indeed, criminal activities and Read more…

The Politics of African Intervention: The Case of the Central African Republic

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14 June 2013, Brussels The diversity and range of interventions launched in the framework of the now 10-year old African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) is steadily increasing. Nevertheless, despite this progress, Africa’s intervention capabilities remain an issue of debate. Read more…

10th International Security Forum: Political Transitions in Africa

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23 April 2013, Geneva The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) will host the 10th International Security Forum (ISF) from 22 to 24 April 2013 at the Geneva International Conference Centre CICG, Switzerland. Facing a World of Transitions It has again become Read more…

Achieving Human Security in the Great Lakes: new responses to the crisis in the Eastern DRC

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18 –19 April 2013, Addis Ababa The apparently never-ending cycle of violence in the Eastern DRC and the Great Lakes region has taken a new dramatic turn since April 2012 when a rebel movement dubbed M23 started its offensive against Read more…

Turning the page? Kenya’s post-election dynamics

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18 April 2013, Brussels Uhuru Kenyatta was announced the winner of the 4th of March Presidential elections – and although the process is not entirely finished – he is likely to be installed as the newly elected President. Violence was Read more…

The Sahel Crisis: Where do European and African perspectives meet?

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27 February 2013, Brussels The crisis in Mali has brought the Sahel to the centre of international attention. This fragile region not only suffers from longstanding development challenges but also from an acute security vacuum that triggered military interventions. Co-organised Read more…