Yarik Turianskyi

Yarik Turianskyi is the Deputy Programme Head for African Governance and Diplomacy at the South African Institute of International Affairs. He joined the Institute in 2008 after completing a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Pretoria, which assessed the African Peer Review Mechanism as a standard for good governance on the continent. While completing his studies Yarik also lectured in Political Science and International Relations. During his time at SAIIA Yarik authored over 12 research papers, focused on governance, technology and gender, and over 30 opinion articles on various governance themes. He has been to and conducted research in 10 African countries and is the co-editor of the book African Accountability: What Works and What Doesn’t. Yarik has also been involved at various South African radio stations as both a presenter and correspondent since 2002.

Works by this author

Kagame's AU reforms will struggle to survive without him

Talking Africa-EU relations in the City of Dragons

The African Peer Review Mechanism at 15: Achievements and Aspirations

The APRM at 15: Has African governance come of age?

Balancing Cyber Security and Internet Freedom in Africa

Kenya votes: Kenyatta vs Odinga, Round Two

Lessons From Rwanda: Female Political Representation and Women's Rights

State of Governance in Africa: What Indices Tell Us

A Good Governance Driver: Is the African Peer Review Mechanism up to it?

South Africa's Implementation of the APRM: Making a Difference or Going Through the Motions

Maintaining Momentum? Civil Society and the APRM in Zambia

The African Peer Review Mechanism Ten Years on: How Can it be Strengthened?

APRM and the Media: Getting the Story Right

The OAU/AU at 50 : Democratic Governance as a Precondition for a Sustainable African Future

Common African Political Governance Issues: Lessons from Six Early APRM Reports