Visuel Thierry Vircoulon

Thierry Vircoulon

Coordinator of the Southern and Central Africa Observatory at IFRI

3 published articles

Mozambique: from natural gas fields to Islamist insurgency
Opinion

Mozambique: from natural gas fields to Islamist insurgency

In Mozambique, the spread of Islamist insurgency and the failure of the security forces in dealing with it cannot be understood without first examining the path the country has taken since the discovery of liquefied natural gas fields in 2013.
Thierry Vircoulon
Conflicts: The multilateralism crisis has caused the failure of international interventions
Opinion

Conflicts: The multilateralism crisis has caused the failure of international interventions

In a geopolitical context in turmoil and faced with the failure of international interventions, there is an urgent need to change the approach to try to resolve the conflicts of today.
Thierry Vircoulon
Post-conflict statebuilding: three key questions
Opinion

Post-conflict statebuilding: three key questions

For several years and for very different conflicts, the “international community” has systematically recommended statebuilding. It is presented as one of the obvious solution to these conflicts and appears in the manual for international interventions. Given the difficulties and failures that...
Thierry Vircoulon