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Niagalé Bagayoko is a political scientist. She has done extensive field research on security systems in African Francophone countries, Western security policies (France, United States, European Union) in Africa and African conflict-management mechanisms, focusing on the interface between security and development. She has taught at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Science Po) in Paris. From 2010 to 2015, she managed the “peacekeeping and peacebuilding programme” at the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF). She is now the Chair of the African Security Sector Network (ASSN) .


  • Security Sector Reform,
  • Security, Defence
  • Security policies in Africa
  • West and Central Africa
  • Peacekeeping



French Ministry of Defence.
1999 à 2002
Missions effectuées
  • Compiled regular reports on French and US Security Policy towards Africa.
  • Executive study on the security mechanisms of the African regional organizations (ECOWAS; Mano river union);
  • Briefing and policy notes on the situation in troubled West African countries (Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria);
  • Policy briefings on conflicts and peace operations in West Africa;