CORN West Africa 2023 Election Violence Research Colloquium
CORN West Africa is a knowledge platform for researchers based in institutions in West Africa who are working in the field of peace, security, and political violence. CORN West Africa has more than 150 members across 35 institutions in West Africa. The Network mobilizes its members to conduct cutting-edge research on peace, security, violent conflicts, and political violence, and create avenues for the off-take of research outcomes by policymakers and advocacy groups.
The Election Violence Research Colloquium brings together researchers within CORN West Africa and beyond who are working on issues related to election violence in Nigeria. The colloquium provides an opportunity for scholars to communicate their research to the academic, policy, advocacy and diplomatic community as Nigeria approaches the 2023 general elections. The colloquium provides a platform for evidence-based discussions and analysis on political violence and its impact on the 2023 elections in Nigeria. The colloquium starts on the 1st of November and will continue on a biweekly basis until the 7th of February. It would be rounded up with a Media Conference presenting the key issues emerging from the discussions.
1st November 2022
The 2022 Electoral Act: What are the Implications for Curbing Violence in the 2023 General Elections?
15th November 2022
Preventing Violence in the 2023 General Elections: The National Peace Committee, INEC and Political Parties
Fr. Atta Barkindo, PhD
Matthew Kukah Centre & National Peace Committee
29th November 2022
Ballots and Bandits: How will Armed Banditry and Counter-insurgency Campaigns Affect the 2023 Elections in the North West Region of Nigeria?
Dr. Ahmed Rufai, confirmed
Uthman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto
6th December 2022
Godfathers and Transport Unions in South-West Nigeria:
Implications for Voter Participation in the 2023 General Elections?
Dr. Daniel Agbiboa
20th December 2022
Election Violence and Women‘s Participation in the 2023 general Elections
Dr. Olajumoke Yacob-haliso
10th January 2022
Elections Amid Terror: Terrorism and the 2023 Elections in the North East
Babayo Sule, confirmed
Federal University Kashere
24th January 2023
Voting in the Creeks: Armed Militants and the 2023 General Elections in the Niger Delta
Dr. Tarila Marclint Ebiede
Conflict Research Network West Africa
7th February 2023
Sit at Home? Secessionist Tensions and 2023 General Elections in the South East
Dr. Michael Ugwueze
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
21st February 2023
CORN West Africa Press Briefing