FBA’s International Research Working Groups (2023-2027)

1. Afghanistan: Ashley Jackson, Romain Malejacq, Timor Sharan

2. Africa (regional focus): Linnéa Gelot, Freedom C. Onuoha, Fredrik Söderbaum

3. Colombia: Pamina Firchow, Alejandra del Pilar Ortiz-Ayala, Miguel García-Sánchez

4. Democratic Republic of Congo: Marie-Rose Bashwira, Judith Verweijen, Koen Vlassenroot

5. Middle East (Iraq and Palestine): Irene Costantini, Albana Dwonch, Ibrahim Frihat, Fanar Haddad, Rana Jawad, Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl

6. Liberia: Jaremey McMullin, Caitlin Ryan, Anders Themner

7. Mali: Yvan Guichaoua, Jenny Lorentzen, Sidy Soungalo Mariko

8. Myanmar: Abellia Anggi Wardani, Julia Palmiano Federer, Mai Van Tran

9. Somalia: Afyare Elmi, Ahmed Mousa

10. Ukraine: Tetiana Kyselova, Yuliia Matvieieva, Karina Shyrokykh, Oleksiy Tseliev, Volodymyr Venher

11. Western Balkans: Florian Bieber, Vanja Petricevic

12. Eastern Europe: Huseyn Aliyev, Eleanor Knott, Liam O'Shea

13. Disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration of former combatants: Priscyll Anctil, Tarila Ebiede, Gyda Sindre

14. Dialogue, peace mediation and peace processes: Michael Butler, Nathan Laurie, Aila M. Matanock, Desirée Nilsson, Isak Svensson, Catherine Turner

15. Peace operations: Corinne Bara, Richard Caplan, Katharina Coleman, Yvan Ilunga, Andrea Ruggeri, Hanna Smidt

16. Women, Peace and Security: Toni Haastrup, Maria Martin de Almagro, Catriona Standfield

17. Leadership and cooperation: Sarah von Billerbeck, Magnus Lundgren, Kseniya Oksamytna

18. Rights-based governance: Desal Devai, Martin Ottmann, Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei

19. Security sector reform: Robert Blair, Lucía Tiscornia, Nina Wilén

20. Youth, Peace and Security: Helene Berents, Yulia Nesterova, Sukanya Podder

21. Climate security: Stefan Döring, Farah Hegazi, Tobias Ide

22. Methods development and evaluation in complex environments: Douglas Amuli, Anja Onali, Janet Vähämäki


Navigating Risks and Threats: Frontline Monitors Equipped for Hostile Environments

Amidst the perils of explosive devices, hostilities, and distressing civilian accounts, frontline monitors play a pivotal role in documenting human rights abuses within conflict zones. However, these monitors themselves confront significant stress and danger, requiring adept navigation of challenging circumstances to safeguard their own well-being as well as the safety of the vulnerable populations they serve. How can they adequately prepare?

2023-08-16 15:14

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