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Global security risks and west Africa: development challenges

This publication explores current global security issues, their development in west Africa and their potential impact on regional stability. It takes a close look at issues such as terrorism and trafficking, climate change and the links between security and development. The publication draws attention to the risk of oversimplified analyses and biased perceptions of security risks. It also highlights the need for coordinated policies and dialogue between west Africa, north Africa and the OECD countries.