Jair van der Lijn / Tim Glawion / Nikki de Zwaan

Towards Legitimate Stability in CAR and the DRC: External Assumptions and Local Perspectives

Other report | Sipri | 2019


  • Jair van der Lijn



    Nikki de Zwaan



    GIGA Focus Africa | 7/2021

    Elections and Government Legitimacy in Fragile States

    The collapse of elected civilian governments – as in Mali, Afghanistan and Guinea – raises the question of the legitimacy of a government. The author of this GIGA Focus argues that elections alone are often not enough to legitimise a government of fragile states in the eyes of the citizens.

    Dr. Malte Lierl

    Research Fellow / Research Team Spokesperson

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