I have been appointed Research Fellow with the Security Institute for Governance and Leadership in Africa (SIGLA) by Stellenbosch University. The purpose of this research fellowship is “to improve strategic ties between institutions, but more importantly between researchers in their respective fields”. I will be closely working with colleagues at SIGLA and the Military Academy […]
Annual Meeting of the Academic Council of the United Nations System Revitalizing the United Nations for Human Rights, Peace and Development Seoul, 15 – 17 June, 2017 2017 will see a new UN Secretary-General taking office on the 38th Floor at UN Headquarters, following the end of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s second term. The new SG will […]
The project investigates and develops the role of Indonesian fishing communities in the governance of Indonesia’s maritime domain. In particular, it addresses illegal and unsustainable fishing which causes security and livelihood threats. Illegal fishing amounts to an estimated annual loss of 20 billion USD for Indonesia. Consequently, the socio-economic stability of local fishing communities is most affected. […]
2017, June 14 – 16: BISA Conference Brighton Session 3: Wednesday 1330-1500 Ocean Governance, Maritime Security and International Law Rachel Kerr Convener & Chair King’s College London Steven Haines Discussant University of Greenwich Umut Yuksel Under Pressure: Time to Revamp the Law of the Sea Regime? Graduate Institute Geneva Math Noortmann Regulating and Enforcing Maritime Security: Rethinking the […]
The question whether there is a role for private military and security companies in transnational security governance is a pertinent one. While we are used to and accept that national airports and harbours, supermarkets and malls, money transports and banks are secured by employees of bigger and smaller security compagnies, we shy away from the […]
Over the course of two days my colleagues Juliette Koning (Oxford Brookes University) Ioannis Chapsos (Coventry University), Pete Munro (IOM) and I (from left to right) conducted two focus groups with representatives of five different fishing communities and six different law anforcement agencies in Indonesia. Using collages as a new and innovative methodological tool to collect […]
This Seminar will be held on 5 and 7 May, 2016, Details follow.