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International and Regional Organisations

Prof. Dr. Tanja Börzel

Research Project B2 - The Governance Contribution of External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • regional organizations in America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
  • European Union, Council of Europe, OAS, African Union, ECOWAS, SADC, Mercosur, CAN, NAFTA, ASEAN, Arab League
  • governance transfer
  • governance standards
  • governance building (capacity-/institution-building)


Prof. Dr. Robin Geiß

Research Project C11 - Charting the International Legal Framework for Security Governance by External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international (humanitarian) law
  • global fight against crime
  • drug trafficking
  • piracy
  • transnational terrorism
  • Somalia, Kenya, Columbia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo


Prof. Dr. Heike Krieger

Research Project C8 - Legitimacy and Law-Making in International Humanitarian Law

Areas of Expertise:

  • United Nations
  • foreign deployment of German military forces 
  • martial law
  • international and European human rights protection
  • constitutional jurisdiction
  • protection of fundamental rights


Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese

Research Project D8 - “Talk, and Action”: How International Organizations React to Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • international institutions
  • discourse and organisational practice in international institutions
  • governance provision
  • food security
  • development partnerships in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Columbia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone