UN peacekeepers from Bangladesh arrive at the Niger Battalion Base in Ansongo, eastern Mali. February 2015. (UN Photo/Marco Dormino)
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.