Jonathan Tossell

Former Junior Researcher


  • Conflict and Fragility


  • Middle East & North Africa

Jonathan Tossell is a former Junior Researcher of the Conflict Research Unit of the Clingendael Institute. He focuses primarily on local governance and the rule of law in Libya, but is also interested in migration, working with non-state actors, and the promotion of civic space throughout North and East Africa.

Before joining Clingendael Jonathan worked on several peacebuilding projects in the Horn of Africa. Prior to that was a media analyst for the US State Department.

He holds a BA in Arabic and Politics from the University of Edinburgh, and an MA in Media, Culture, and Society from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

My work



Conflict and Fragility

Legitimacy of traditional authorities: Mali, Niger and Libya

30 September 2019 - 11:21