Peacebuilding in Africa

The challenge of peacebuilding: Responses to insecurity in Africa

The 2022 Claude Ake memorial lecture in Uppsala

Professor Kwesi Aning from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre in Ghana is the holder of the 2022 Claude Ake Visiting Chair, a scholarship set up by the Nordic Africa Institute and the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University in memory of the late Professor Claude Ake.

The event is open for all and free of charge, but admission not guaranteed. First come, first served.

The event is co-organised by the Nordic Africa Institute and the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University.

About the Claude Ake Chair:
The Chair was set up in 2003 by The Nordic Africa Institute and Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University. Is was created in memory of the late Professor Claude Ake, renowned Nigerian scholar, and is intended for academics who combine a profound commitment to scholarship with a strong advocacy for social justice.

Professor Kwesi Aning extended bio:
Kwesi Aning is full Professor and Director, Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR), Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre since 2007. He served as the African Union’s first expert on counterterrorism from 2005-2007. In 2021, he served as a senior consultant on the Independent Project Evaluation on Support to the Maldives on Counter-terrorism, and in 2022 appointed as a UN Expert on evaluating the EU’s Counter-terrorism interventions in Sri Lanka. From October 2022, he will serve on the World Food Programs (WFP) Security Advisory Board. Research interests include peacekeeping economies, hybrid political orders, security sector reform, and stability operations.

This event may be photographed and/or filmed, due to our public service mission. Please inform us if you object to this.

Datum

23 nov 2022
Expired!

Tid

15:30 - 18:00

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+46 18 471 52 00

Platser

Uppsala Castle, Vasasalen Drottning Christinas väg 1, Uppsala, Sweden

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Nordic Africa Institute and the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University
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