UN peacekeepers from Bangladesh arrive at the Niger Battalion Base in Ansongo, eastern Mali. February 2015. (UN Photo/Marco Dormino)
CIGI’s research theme on Africa focuses on the continent’s capacity to contain and resolve conflicts, and to build resilience against the outbreak or resurgence of violence. Researchers have also been exploring the role of South Africa in the continent's multilateral governance issues.
Pamela Aall is a senior fellow with CIGI, leading a project that examines Africa’s regional conflict management capacity and gaps. She is also a senior adviser for conflict prevention and management at the United States Institute of Peace.
Chester A. Crocker is a CIGI distinguished fellow, leading a project that examines Africa’s regional conflict management capacity and gaps. He is also the James R. Schlesinger professor of strategic studies at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.