Foreign Electoral Assistance as a Strategy for Peace Building in Post-Conflict Societies
Once a peace treaty is signed and elections are scheduled, stability and peace are not guaranteed. In fact, Southern Voices Network Scholar Brice Bado believes that a crucial component to peacebuilding in post-conflict societies comes during elections and is a function of effective foreign electoral assistance. He explains his theory in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
The Africa Program works to address the most critical issues facing Africa and U.S.-Africa relations, build mutually beneficial U.S.–Africa relations, and enhance knowledge and understanding about Africa in the United States. The Program achieves its mission through in-depth research and analyses, including our blog Africa Up Close, public discussion, working groups, and briefings that bring together policymakers, practitioners, and subject matter experts to analyze and offer practical options for tackling key challenges in Africa and in U.S.-Africa relations. Read more