Emmanuel Kwesi Aning, Dr

Dr. Emmanuel Kwesi Aning is the Head of the Department of Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana. Prior to joining the KAIPTC, he held several high-level positions with the government of Ghana, the African Union and academia. These positions are: Director, Governance Unit, Institute of Economic Affairs; Expert on Common African Defence and Security Policy and Counter-terrorism, African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Senior Fellow, Center for Security Studies, Ghana; Research Director, African Security Dialogue and Research, Accra, Ghana; Visiting Professor, European Peace University, Austria; Director, Institute of Economic Affairs, Governance Unit, Accra, Ghana. Dr. Aning’s rich experience in security issues has been tapped by a number of organizations including the United Nations (UN), African Union (AU), and Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) where he has held high-level leadership positions. Dr. Aning has written numerous dissertations and books, book chapters, monographs, and articles in several journals. He is currently a member of the Economic Forum’s Council on Conflict Resolution.



Works by this author

Africa's Security and the United States: Letters from Africa to President Joe Biden

Transitions from War to Peace: Dilemmas of Multilateral Intervention in Civil War

Civilian Control and the Security Sector

Do Institutions Matter? Managing Institutional Diversity and Change in Ghana's Fourth Republic

Landmarks in peacekeeping training in West Africa and the role of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

Addressing Emerging Security Threats in Post-Gaddafi Sahel and ECOWAS Response to the Malian Crises

Demography, Environment and Conflict in West Africa

Liberia: A Briefing Paper on the TRC Report

Protecting Civilians in La Cote d’Ivoire: Addressing Unanswered Questions

The Challenge of the Côte d’Ivoire Crisis for West Africa: Exploring Options for a Negotiated Settlement

Promoting Peace and Stability in La Côte d’Ivoire: Negotiating the Cost of International Inaction and the Need for Decisive Action