NERCT 2015 – Training Program Review


In 2015, the world continued to experience the spill-over effects of the conflicts that started at the beginning of the century. The wars waged in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, Libya, Yemen or South Sudan are dictated by outside elements. Terrorism, fully embodied by the far-reaching tentacles of the Islamic State has made its presence felt on every continent, but especially in France, Mali, the Horn of Africa, the Middle-East and Nigeria. The dangers we face are everywhere, furtive and seemingly ready to strike at any time. Few countries in the world understand this better than Nigeria. The violence of Boko Haram – now known as Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Continue reading NERCT 2015 – Training Program Review

NERCT returns in 2015

It is with great pleasure that we announce the return of the Nigeria Emergency Response and Counter-Terrorism Workshop in 2015. Following a hiatus due to the Ebola epidemic in 2014, NERCT will once again be held and will discuss issues such as Boko Haram, Sahel security, intelligence, emergency response and civilian security. The workshops will focus on finding solutions to these issues that will quickly be useful for practitioners and therefore help create a most secure and stable environment. The events of the last year – Ebola, Boko Haram, Islamist violence in the Sahel, ISIS and political violence among others – are strong reminders of NERCT’s necessity and usefulness, in Continue reading NERCT returns in 2015