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SIGLA Guest L​ecture

Emerging AI and Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Date: 8 May 2023   -  Time: 13:00 - 1400 (GMT+2)

SpeakerAssistant Secretary Mallory Stewart (USA)


Register at (Closed 4 May 16:00 for logistics planning)

TEAMS link remains open for participants that did not register​ in time: Available here

In person:  Africa Hall, Faculty of Military Science, SA Military Academy, Saldanha

En​quiries: Prof F. Vreÿ​


- Invitation only event -

Workshop theme

The African cyber security landscape: Countering cyber threat proliferation.

Workshop series

Third International Workshop on counter-proliferation in Africa​


Security Institute for Governance and Leadership (SIGLA), Stellenbosch University

US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) & ​International Counterproliferation Program (ICP)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy, South Africa​

Stellenbosch, 28-30 March 2023

Concept Note: Here

Programme: Here

Enquiries:​ Prof F. Vreÿ  E​mail


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Exploring the Interface Between Coups, Violent Extremism and Poor Governance in the Sahel

 26 January 2023 : 14:00-16:30

SIGLA, Stellenbosch University and CGAS, ​University of the Free State

Opening speaker: Prof Kwesi Aning, KAIPTC Ghana

Registration link: Here (Opens 09 January 2023)

Conference link MSTEAMS: Here​

Programme: Here

Speaker notes: Here

Research Brief: Here

Recording: Here​

Enquiries: ​Prof F. Vrey SIGLA         Prof H. Solomon UFS​

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