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.

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PublicationsConflict and Fragility

A Covid-19 upgrade of EU engagement in the Middle East

25 May 2020 - 12:51

The corona crisis offers an opportunity for the European Union to shift away from great power politics in the Middle East and towards developmental assistance in the fields of ecology and socio-economics.

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Horn of Africa

27 June 2017 - 16:55