Politics and Crime

Photo: Female fighters in Congolese rebel groups, Matchbox Media Collective / flickr.com

CRU’s research in the field of politics and crime focuses on the effect that licit and illicit power structures and have on statebuilding and peacebuilding processes, with a specific focus on transnational and local organised criminal networks.

Our Politics and Crime Experts
Show all experts
Research Fellow
Junior Researcher
Junior Researcher

Latest publications

Interested in more publications on Politics and Crime?

All publications

PublicationsConflict and Fragility

A new conflict management strategy for Syria

5 July 2022 - 16:22

The search for peace in Syria faces a deep crisis. The battlefield has reached a stalemate, the Constitutional Committee never emerged from its cul-de-sac, and the UN’s ‘step-for-step’ approach suffers from flawed conceptual underpinnings as well as a lukewarm reception. This report dives into a new conflict management strategy beyond the current focus on sanctions, accountability, and humanitarian aid.

Featured research programmes

Institute Clingendael realizes research, training and consultancy for national and international parties.

Commissioned research

Conflict and FragilityResearch programme

Horn of Africa

27 June 2017 - 16:55