The EU’s role in the African security regime complex

with Malte Brosig

18 Jul 2023 | Politics and Governance

In this episode, we explore how the EU responds to armed conflicts in Africa. Our guest, Malte Brosig, from the University of the Witwatersrand, in South Africa, explains how institutions can effectively collaborate in complex conflict situations. He identifies four conditions for managing this complexity and provides insights into the EU's role in the Sahelian security regime complex as an example.

Episode based on the article

Governance Through Regime Complexity: What Role for the EU in the African Security Regime Complex?
By Malte Brosig, Friedrich Plank, and Yf Reykers
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About the Speaker

Malte Brosig is a professor in international relations at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and an associate fellow of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) in Hamburg. His research interests focus on inter-institutional relations in Africa and Europe in the security sector. He is the author of The Role of BRICS in Large-Scale Armed Conflict: Building a Multipolar World Order (2019) and Africa in a Changing Global Order: Marginal But Meaningful? (2021), both published by Palgrave.