Judith Vorrath is a senior associate in the international security division of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). Her current focus is on the interrelation of statehood, violence and organized crime, and international approaches and instruments in addressing it, as well as other aspects of peace and security in sub-Saharan Africa. Previously, she was a post-doctorate fellow at SWP, at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, and the European Union Institute for Security Studies. Vorrath holds a Doctorate of Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.


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