Overview

In East Africa ICCT focuses on the engagement of civil society and the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014), as well as the foreign fighters phenomenon and the presence of al Qaeda in the region. The ongoing instability in Somalia and containing the influence of al Qaeda in the region have been the key topics in the ICCT’s research, as well as projects related to empowering vibrant civil society in Kenya.

Overview

In East Africa ICCT focuses on the engagement of civil society and the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014), as well as the foreign fighters phenomenon and the presence of al Qaeda in the region. The ongoing instability in Somalia and containing the influence of al Qaeda in the region have been the key topics in the ICCT’s research, as well as projects related to empowering vibrant civil society in Kenya.

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Policy Brief | 19 Dec 2017
The Effective Governance Gap in EU Counter-Terrorism and Stabilisation Policy for Somalia

Despite the fact billions of euros have been sent to Somali over the last two decades, the country remains a "failed state". This Policy Brief argues that to be more effective, the EU needs to become more adept at understanding local political dynamics.

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