Future of democracy in Africa: Trends in state-society relations
This workshop held in Brussels and organised by the Open Society European Policy Institute brought together experts on and from Africa and policy-makers from across the EU to discuss what […]
Africa growing? Past, present and future?
This brief by Morten Jerven seeks to dispel some of the negative narratives about Africa’s economic record, as well as discern factors which could lead to future growth on the […]
EU-Africa strategic dialogue
This workshop on ‘EU-Africa strategic dialogue’ held in Rabat, in cooperation with the OCP Policy Center, explored African trends in terms of demography, economy and society, governance, international relations and […]
African Security: between fragility and resilience
This workshop held in Paris discussed the evolution of the African security landscape with a medium-long term perspective. Sources of conflict, drivers of radicalisation, trends in organized crime and challenges […]
Organised crime and fragile states: African variations
This brief by Luca Raineri and Francesco Strazzari explores how transnational organised crime (TOC) poses a security threat that may undermine the state in Africa, including its societal institutions, geopolitical […]
Africa’s international relations: between foreign actors and external projection
The workshop, held at the Egmont Palace in Brussels, brought together experts on Africa’s international relations alongside officials from the EU, Belgian and French institutions in order to explore what […]
Africa Uprising? The protests, the drivers, the outcomes
This brief by Valérie Arnould, Aleksandra Tor and Alice Vervaeke explores whether the recent surge in political and social protests in Africa can be the harbinger of broader social and […]
Beyond the ICC exit crisis
This alert by Laura Kokko discusses the implications of Burundi, Gambia and South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court. Read more.
The political economy of regional security integration in Africa
The Observatoire de l’Afrique convened a conference discussing political and economic processes and the power relations which surround regional responses to security dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa.