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IPSS conducts research on interstate boundary and territorial relations in the Horn of Africa

IPSS lead researchers Dr Mercy Fekadu Mulugeta and Dr Com Daniel Gebreegziabher presented findings in a workshop organized by the African Union Border Programme (AUBP) at the African Union Commission (AUC) and participants discussed the outline of the report.

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05 March 2019

On 1 March, IPSS, in partnership with the African Union Border Programme (AUBP) is conducting research on “Interstate Boundary and Territorial Relations in the Greater Horn and Eastern Africa” funding by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

 

IPSS lead researchers Dr Mercy Fekadu Mulugeta and Dr Com Daniel Gebreegziabher presented findings in a workshop organized by the African Union Border Programme (AUBP) at the African Union Commission (AUC) and participants discussed the outline of the report.


The research aims to identify all border disputes currently underway in the Greater Horn and East Africa and create a typology of such disputes and conduct an analysis of economic, social and political interests by identifying challenges related to the resolution of these conflicts and strategies for their resolution. The project covers 15 countries in the Greater Horn and Eastern Africa through an extensive use of secondary and primary sources.



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