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EVENTS 2019

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ROUND TABLE : RDDC/SIGLA (Completed)

Hosted by Royal Danish Embassy, South Africa

Fighting gender-based violence, discrimination and sexual exploitations in peace missions

UNSC RESOLUTION 1325 – Achievements and challenges 

Pretoria, 31 January 2019

Programme

Enquiries: Prof T. Mandrup thomasm@sun.ac.za

[Invitation only]




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14th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CYBER WARFARE AND SECURITY (Completed)​

Stellenbosch University and the Council for ​Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

​​​​Stellenbosch, South Africa

28 February - 1 March 2019

For more detail and call for papers: See website here

Contact: ​ Noelle van der Waag: noelle@ma2.sun.ac.za

Final Programme: Programme

Proceedings available here

Link to photos here


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INTERNATIONAL ROUND TABLE ON POLITICAL ISLAM IN AFRICA (COMPLETED)

Stellenbosch, 02 April 2019

Programme​ here​​

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​Professor D. Anderson, University of Warwick: Winning the war of words. al Shabaab, AMISOM and the media battle in Somalia

Professor D. Jung, University of Southern Denmark - Foreign fighters: The search for meaning in war

Professor H. Solomon, University of the Free State & Research Fellow, SIGLA: Political Islam between reform and restoration Presentation

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INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP: CO-PRESENTED BY ACUNS AND SIGLA (COMPLETED)

WORKSHOP THEME: The sustainable development goals & security

Saldan​ha So​uth Africa: 6-13 April 2019 (20 seats only)

See more detail on website here​

Application form here

More on the Sustain​able Development Goals available here

The 20 successful applicants qualify for a set (non-negotiable) funding package

Programme here

Applicants must familiarise themselves with the application pro​cedures and dates on the website and application form.

Writing skills presentation available here




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ACADEMIC COUNCIL ON THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTE​M (ACUNS) (COMPLETED)

ANNUAL MEETING 2019​

19-21 June 2019​

Hosted by Stellenbosch University

Limited funding packages available to support African delegates residing within Africa

Woman are encouraged to participate and apply for funding​

See c​all for papers here​​

For post conference photos, programmes and lectures/keynotes - See ACUNS website here

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2nd International Workshop on Combating Transnational Crime in
Africa (Completed)

Stellenbosch
​"Border Management through Collaborative Efforts in Policy Making,
Enforcem​ent, and Capacity Building"
24-26 July 2019 
Stellenbosch, South Africa




​Presented jointly by NCIS & DTRA (USA) and SIGLA @ Stellenbosch
Protea Hotel​, Techno Park, Stellenbosch
Map to hotel: See here
Programme : See here
Updated Bios here
Winter in Stellenbosch: Weather updates here
Approved Pres​entations
Day 1​ - 24 July
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Day 2 - ​25 July
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Workshop summary - Here
Report 1: Continental and AU suggestions  Here
Report 2: SADC ​& RSA suggestions Here
Photos

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Cyber Intelligence​ and Strategy Short Course (Completed)​

Cape Town

Presented by SIGLA and ​the Cyber Security Institute​

12-16​ August 2019

Durbanville, Cape Town

See brochure here

For more information: Contact Noelle

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RDDC SIGLA Round Table (Completed)

Pretoria 

25-26 September2019

Theme: Child Soldiers

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​UNODC-SIGLA Lecture Series (Completed)

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Protea Hotel  23-28 September 2019

Theme: Maritime security &  maritime law

Public Round Table discussion 

26 September 16:30-18:00​

Chair: Prof Christian Bueger (Copenhagen University) Latest publication

'Caught between AIMS and Lomé: Why do African stat​es still  not care about the seas and oceans?​'

​​Enquiries: Professor F. Vreÿ at​ fvrey@sun.ac.za

Round Table Participants: L to R:

Prof Christian Bueger (Copenhagen Univ & Discussion Chair), R Adm(ret) Derek Christian (RSA), Mr Timothy Walker (ISS Africa, Pretoria), Dr Michelle Nel (SIGLA, Stelenbosch Univ), Capt (Navy) Mark Blaine (SIGLA, Stellenbosch Univ)

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RDDC SIGLA Round Table (Forthcoming)

Pretoria 

7 November 2019

Theme: Prevention of attrocities & R2P

Invited Speakers

Prof Martin Mennecke (SDU, Denmark) & Ms​ Karen Smith (Leiden Univ)

Venue: Holocaust & Genocide Centre Johannesburg

Enquries: Prof Mandrup at thomasm@sun.ac.za

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​SIGLA - STABLE SEAS CO-OPERATION (Planned)

Stellenbosch

13-14 ​November 2019 (Preliminary dates)  

Launch of updated Stable Seas Index for Africa

Workshop : Maintaining and using the SSI in building Africa's maritime security governance

Hosted by SIGLA in Stellenbosch, South Africa​

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WORKSHOP (Planned​)

​​INDIAN Ocean Rim Association  (Academic Group-SA)
Maritime security and the tourism industry in the Western Indian Ocean

Pretoria

November 2019