‘African Politics, African Peace’ Research

Expert authors were commissioned to draft papers on cross-cutting themes and in-depth case studies. Below are a list of the research papers, with links to summaries, where available. Summaries of most the papers are available as pdf downloads. The full papers will be published separately in journals and other collections.

Cross Cutting Themes | Case Studies

Cross Cutting Themes

Report cover APSA
Paper No. 1 THE APSA: NORMS AND STRUCTURES FOR AU’S PEACE MISSIONS Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe
Paper No. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES OF GOVERNMENT AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL PRACTICES IN AFRICA

 

 Solomon Dersso
Report Cover Mandates or Blind dates Ann Fitzgerald
Paper No. 3 MANDATES OR ‘BLIND’ DATES? ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF MANDATE DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES SUPPORTING AFRICAN PEACE OPERATIONS

 

Ann Fitz-Gerald, Paula MacPhee, and Olga Romanova
Report Cover Mediation Allard Duursma
Paper No. 4 AFRICAN SOLUTIONS TO AFRICAN CHALLENGES?: A STATISTICAL OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION IN CIVIL WARS IN AFRICA Allard Duursma
ASF report cover Ann Fitz-Gerald
Paper No. 5 BOTTOM-UP OR TOP-DOWN? THE NEED FOR A RELEVANT,‘GROUNDED’ AND DISTINGUISHING PEACE OPERATIONS DOCTRINE FOR THE AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE Ann Fitz-Gerald
Report Cover AMISOM
Paper No. 6 AMISOM: CHARTING A NEW COURSE FOR AFRICAN UNION PEACE MISSIONS  Dawit Yohannes Wondemagegnehu and Daniel Gebreegziabher Kebede
Report Cover Sudan Alex de Waal
Paper No. 7 REFLECTIONS ON PEACE IN SUDAN  Alex de Waal
Report Cover Atrocities Prevention Bridget Conley-Zilkic
Paper No. 8 ADVANCING AN ANTI-ATROCITY AGENDA FOR THE 21ST CENTURY  Bridget Conley
Report Cover Sexual and Gender Based Violence
Paper No. 9 PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS FROM SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (SGBV) INSIGHTS FOR AFRICAN UNION PEACE MISSIONS

 

 Dyan Mazurana
Report Cover AU and Sanctions Ben Spatz
Paper No. 10 HITTING THE POLITICAL HEART OF DECISION-MAKING POWER: TARGETED SANCTIONS, MULTILATERAL PEACE MISSIONS AND THE KEY ROLE OF UN PANELS OF EXPERTS IN AFRICA  Benjamin J. Spatz
Report Cover Intervention Libya Jean Louis Romanet and Terek Megerisi
Paper No. 11 INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTIONS IN LIBYA SINCE 2011: LESSONS LEARNED  Jean-Louis Romanet Perroux and Tarek Megerisi
Report Cover AU and Libyan Revolution
Paper No. 12 THE AFRICAN UNION AND RESPONSES TO THE CRISIS IN LIBYA  Dawit Toga
Report Cover Central African Republic Tatiana Carayannis
Paper No. 13 LESSONS FROM AU-UN COOPERATION IN PEACE OPERATIONS IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)  Tatiana Carayannis andMignonne Fowlis
Report Cover Democratic Republic of Congo Tatiana Carayannis
Paper No. 14 LESSONS FROM AU-UN COOPERATION IN PEACE OPERATIONS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC)  Tatiana Caryannis andAaron Pangburn
Report Cover UN Mission Liberia Lansana Gberie
Paper No. 15 THE UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN LIBERIA  Lansana Gberie
 DDR transitions report cover in green and blue WPF template Paper No. 16 TRANSITION FROM WAR TO PEACE: The Ethiopian DDR experience Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe
First page APM report Ethiopian Transition M. Gebrehiwot
Paper No. 17 THE POST-TRANSITION ETHIOPIAN SSR EXPERIENCE Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe
Paper No. 18 DO MEDIATIONS FORGE MISSIONS WITHOUT END? Dynamics of mission exit Sophia Dawkins
Paper No. 19 INTERSTATE TRANSNATIONAL ARMED POLITICS IN AFRICA Noel Twagiramungu
 Report cover image on blue and green WPF template Paper No. 20 THE EVOLUTION OF POST CONFLICT SECURITY SECTOR REFORM IN AFRICA Sarah Detzner
First page snapshot J. Frinjuah APM report
Paper No. 21 DECODING THE TRIUMPH OF DOCTRINE: The success of Ghana’s international peace support operations John Parkyendu Frinjuah
Front cover image of Chad summary paper
Paper No. 22 BEHIND THE CLICHÉ OF THE ‘DESERT WARRIORS’: Militarized politics and Idriss Déby’s global political capital  Marielle Debos
Paper No. 23  PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS IN SOUTH SUDAN  Abebe Teklehaymanot Kahsay

  Case Studies

Burundi
CAR
Chad
Comoros
Cote d’Ivoire
DRC
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Ebola
Kenya
Liberia
Libya
LRA
Madagascar
Mali
Sierre Leone
Somalia
South Sudan
Sudan
Western Sahara