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Dissemination of Findings – A UACES Microgrant Report

Silvia Peirolo |

In his speech to the second African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) Joint Ministerial Meeting, Josep Borrell addressed the AU arguing that “The EU is your number one partner on peace and security issues. No other partner matches the level of our support – without any kind of hidden agenda. No other partner. At […]

Justice for Blessing: Contesting Police Violence at the Franco-Italian Border

Janina Pescinski |

On October 25th, Tous Migrants, a French migrant advocacy organization, announced that it had filed an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights concerning the death of Blessing Matthew, a young Nigerian woman who died after crossing the Franco-Italian border. This appeal is based in part on new evidence in the case that came to light in an investigation by Border Forensics.

Field Trip Report- My Experience at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center in Ghana

Silvia Peirolo |

Security assistance is at the forefront of international engagement in “weak” or “fragile” states. Making so-called fragile states secure and stable is viewed by the international community as essential for dealing with the consequences of the transnational and diffuse nature of insecurity such as trafficking of arms, drugs and human beings and to prevent their […]

A Field Trip Turned into Conference Participation

Nele Marianne Ewers-Peters |

An essential part of collecting the data for both projects is to go out into the field and to carry out interviews. I anticipated to use the UACES Microgrant to conduct my field work on the ground.

UACES Chair’s Message — September 2022

Simon Usherwood |

Dear Colleagues, This is always one of the most difficult points of the year for me, because right now – directly after our annual conference – my head is full of a hundred and one ideas that I want to pursue following discussions with my fellow delegates and it’s very hard to know where to […]

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