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PhD, Chair of the African Security Sector Network

Security Sector Reform,
Security, Defence
Security policies in Africa
West and Central Africa
En poste Ouverte aux opportunités
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) and was a member of the Scientific Committee of the French IRSEM (Institut de recherches stratégiques de l'Ecole militaire). She is now the Chair of the African Security Sector Network (ASSN) .

Associate Fellow

, US-CREST (Centre for Research and Education on Strategy and Technology)
2006 à 2007
  • Research program: Coalition Stability Operations in West Africa.
  • Responsible for the research program: Coalition Stability Operations in Sub-saharan Africa, developed to support the US Multinational Experiment 4 (MNE4) ;
  • Workshops on conflicts prevention, management and transition in sub-Saharan Africa and participation to the US experiments and capstone exercices;
  • Consultancy for the US Department of Defense and the French Ministry of Defense.