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Thierry VIRCOULON

  • Associate Fellow 

Research interests: 

 

Thematic:

  • Security Sector Reform
  • Governance
  • China and Africa

Countries:

  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Great Lakes Region
  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe

 

Thierry Vircoulon is Associate Fellow within our program since January 2009. He is currently based in Nairobi where is Central Africa Project Director for International Crisis Group.

Thierry Vircoulon is a graduate from the French Public Management Institute (ENA) and the Institute for Political Studies in Paris. He holds a masters degree in Political Science from Sorbonne University. He has previously worked for the French Foreign Ministry and the European Commission, notably in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Most of his work is focusing on governance and SSR. He is also part of the OECD group of experts on statebuilding and peacebuilding.

 

 

All my publications
24/04/2009
By: Thierry VIRCOULON, Thomas PATRIOTA

Summary: Following repeated bouts of political violence, which were exacerbated by the presidential and legislative elections of 29 March 2008, opposition members and the government of Zimbabwe undertook lengthy and difficult negotiations to put an end to the unrest. These negotiations...

04/11/2008
By: Thierry VIRCOULON, Sylvain TOUATI

Summary: South Africa's president since 1999, Thabo Mbeki was forced to resign before the end of his mandate after he lost the trust of ANC, his own party. This dismissal happens at a time when South Africa's economical and social context becomes confused. (The Text in English is going...

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