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

Customary Characters in Uncustomary Circumstances

23 March 2022 - 10:50

How do communities in the Sahel deal with problems of violent extremism? What can local or so called customary leaders do to help? This study is based on more than 1400 surveys & 650 key informant interviews.

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

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Conflict and FragilityResearch programme

Horn of Africa

27 June 2017 - 16:55