On March 30, 2016, research associate Tim Glawion of the SFB 700’s C10 project “Governing People’s Safety in Areas of Extremely Limited Statehood” again gave an interview for the television channel Al Jazeera.
News from Apr 25, 2016
Tim Glawion spoke due to the swearing-in of Central African Republic’s new president Faustin-Archange Touadéra. In the interview he stressed the opportunities, the peaceful and democratic change offers the country. However, there are many difficulties awaiting the new president, in particular enduring conflicts.
The interview can be found here.
In an earlier interview with Al Jazeera on December 13, 2015, Tim Glawion spoke about planned changes to the constitution and the upcoming elections in the Central African Republic (CAR). The interview coincided with a referendum on changes to that country’s constitution, which demanded shortening the president’s term in office. The CAR currently finds itself in a difficult state, with multiple ongoing conflicts that continue to threaten the country’s security. The entire interview (in English) can be found here. Tim Glawion appears beginning at minute 2:30.
Simultaneous to the Al Jazeera piece, an interview with Tim Glawion appeared in the Austrian newspaper Der Standard on the ZAR’s new constitution, conflicts in the region, and the future of the country. An online version of the article (in German) can be found here.