Since January 2022 Associate in the Research Group Africa and Middle East
2019-2021 Research Fellow, Conflict Prevention and Diplomacy in Africa, German Council on Foreign Relations
2015-2019 PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies, King’s College London
Since 2015 Non-Resident Fellow, Global Public Policy Institute
2012-2015 Research Associate, Global Public Policy Institute
Contribution to a Research Paper 2023/RP 07, 10.07.2023, 75 Pages, pp. 65–69
Civilian actors, not just the parties to the conflict, should lead the peace negotiations
The end of the war in the North should be the prelude to fundamental governance reforms
Sudan’s protracted political crisis and the intensifying violence in Darfur are closely connected
Germany’s new National Security Strategy should emphasise crisis prevention, stabilisation, and peacebuilding. It should look at not only threats but also opportunities, identify principles for coherence, and ensure greater review of effectiveness, writes Gerrit Kurtz (SWP) in this Megatrends Afrika Spotlight.
Two years after the overthrow of al-Bashir, Sudan's political transition is still extremely volatile — and needs more targeted international support.
Mobilizing Support, Preventing Instability