Thank you for joining our Annual Conference!

On 24 June 2015, the Platform held its Third Annual Conference. The conference gathered a great representation of the Platform’s international network and due to the highly interactive and open atmosphere, it provided for a great opportunity to explore the intersections of the Platform’s program. It also provided for an opportunity for the network to share insights and experiences with the view to guide the Platform in its future directions.

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development launched call for strategic research

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has launched the second call for proposals within the Strategic Research Fund of the research program Security & Rule of Law in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings. This call focuses on inclusive, comprehensive approaches to human security, in view of transnational security threats. The call has been developed in close collaboration with the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law. For this call, a maximum budget of 2.7 million euros is available.

Is Africa becoming more powerful?

Is Africa becoming more powerful in the world order? During an informal roundtable organized by the Platform, Dr. Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) spoke about Africa’s progress towards becoming a more powerful global player.