Monitoring of regional Stability in the Sahel region and in West Africa – July to September 2016

This quarterly monitoring, published by GRIP since 2011 is part of a project named “Contributing to improve human security, conflict prevention and strengthening the rule of law in Sub-Saharan countries” funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It aims to monitor the security situation in West Africa with a focus on Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Senegal. It examines in particular broad internal security issues, regional tensions, and cross-border and transnational crimes.

Photo Credit: L’enquête sur la mort de Thomas Sankara et douze de ses compagnons étant presque achevée, le procès pourrait se tenir d’ici la fin de l'année selon la justice militaire burkinabè (source : Gardens of Freedom / Twitter)