Saturday, 26.11.2011 - Sunday, 27.11.2011 - Dodowa, Ghana | Small Arms and Light Weapons | Event

In cooperation with the Ghana National Commission on Small Arms (GNACSA), FES commissioned a study taking stock of existing laws with regards to SALW control in Ghana as a basis for the development of a holistic national…


Saturday, 29.10.2011 - Bamako, Mali | ECOWAS | Event

In collaboration with WANSED and the Malian National Assembly, FES conducted a one-day dialog in Bamako on the regional security architecture and the dynamics of the Central Sahara conflict system.


Saturday, 22.10.2011 - Lome, Togo | Small Arms and Light Weapons | Event

In preparation of a research project on "Small Arms & Light Weapons (SALW) trafficking in West Africa: Illicit routes & cache of arms between Ghana, Togo, Benin & Nigeria", jointly commissioned by FES and the United Nations…


Thursday, 06.10.2011 - Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire | Small Arms and Light Weapons | Event

In its ambition to domesticate the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), the National Commission on SALW in Cote d’Ivoire, in collaboration with FES, hosted a debate on a draft bill with key stakeholders.…


Tuesday, 28.06.2011 - Tuesday, 05.07.2011 - Abuja, Nigeria | ECOWAS | Event

The "Get to Know ECOWAS Programme" 2011 was successfully held in Abuja, Nigeria with 17 participants including 15 juniors experts from ECOWAS member states and two FES Abuja Interns. This year again, the ECOWAS Commission has…


Monday, 28.03.2011 - Praia, Cape verde | Democratic Governance & Human Security | Event

WANSED’s newly elected Executive Committee met for its first working session in Praia. Cape Verde, in order to establish a strategic plan as well as a work plan for 2010 – 2011.


Sunday, 13.03.2011 | Security Policy | Event

Effective regional cooperation for peace and security needs less focus on military intervention capacities, and more focus on capacities for political mediation and for support of democratization processes – this was one of…


Saturday, 20.11.2010 - Brussels, Belgium - Geneva, Switzerland | Security Policy | Event

In its quest to widen the discourse about security policy and regional security architecture and to foster interregional dialogue between African regions and the EU as well as international organizations working on issues…


Tuesday, 26.10.2010 - Wednesday, 27.10.2010 - Abuja, Nigeria | Elections | Event

As Nigeria’s electoral commission (INEC) prepares for the upcoming elections, this meeting jointly organized by INEC and FES allowed to identify critical security challenges during election periods and suggested strategies to…


Friday, 15.10.2010 - Abuja, Nigeria | ECOWAS | Event

In continuation of its efforts to support the ECOWAS Vision 2020, FES organized this programme to allow 12 junior experts from the region to familiarize themselves with various instruments ...


Friday, 08.10.2010 - Abuja, Nigeria | ECOWAS | Event

The Cases of Guinea and Guinea Bissau by Dr. Gilles Olakounle Yabi. This study is part of a series of studies that investigate how regional organizations in Africa deal with conflict and political crises in their member…


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