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• Deputy Director • Head of the research area "Peace and conflicts in Africa" • Coordination of the RAFAL network (Réseau africain francophone sur les armes légères) • President of the COST Action IS0805 – New Challenges of Peacekeeping
Master in Political Science of the Brussels University (ULB), he is currently deputy director of GRIP, Brussels. He is also the coordinator of the RAFAL, a francophone African network on small arms, conflict prevention and culture of peace.
He is a specialist of peacekeeping missions and African conflicts. Therefore, he has conducted several missions in Africa since 1990 (DRC, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Mali, Senegal, Liberia, Sierra Leone). He has recently published articles and reports in Belgian, French, Italian, Spanish and Canadian reviews.
Guest Researcher at the SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) in 1986-87, he has been, in the beginning of the nineties, founder and Director of the French service of IPS, the third world news agency. He has also been journalist for the foreign services of various newspapers in his country.
Developments in peace-keeping and peace consolidation throughout the world
Political, military and humanitarian analysis of conflicts in Africa
Conflict prevention in Africa
Reform of the security sector and strengthening the rule of law in Africa