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Rojan Bolling

Rojan Bolling

Rojan is a knowledge broker for Sahel Watch, the Inclusive Economy Africa, and the Inclusive Economy Europe programmes at The Broker. Rojan has a degree in social and cultural anthropology from VU University Amsterdam, where he gained a Master of Science specializing in Human Security. He is broadly interested in the field of international development, specific topics of interest include human security, peacebuilding, nationalist politics and conflict prevention. He has also been involved in The Broker's work for various knowledge platforms on Security Rule of Law, Inclusive Development (INCLUDE), and Food & Business.

Can we make the UN mission in Mali more effective?

Four academics from different backgrounds presented solutions on the current issues experienced on the ground in Mali, debating them with a societal panel and the audience.

Is forcing Libya to accept a unity government really the way forward?

Fast tracking a unity government does not unify a country, rushing this through will only advance Libyan fragmentation.

Can the new EU global strategy achieve unity in diversity?

How will the EU develop its role as an actor in an increasingly multipolar world? Next June we will know, when the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini presents her new global strategy for the European Union External Action Service.

New dossier: Connecting Africa’s Conflicts

On 7 July 2015, The Broker launched a new dossier that explores the connections between Africa’s conflicts. While conflicts are influenced by a diverse array of factors at local, national, regional and international levels, there is a need for policymakers to understand the way that conflicts extending across borders influence each other. But drawing conclusions about the linkages between cross-border conflicts should be a careful process that starts by bringing together experts from different disciplines and exploring patterns that shed light on the complex dynamics of the processes that fuel these conflicts.

  • 13 July, 2015

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