Maja Bovcon

Maja Bovcon is a senior analyst at Verisk Maplecroft, a global risk analytics and strategic consulting firm based in the UK. Her work focuses on analyzing the political, economic, social and security situation in West and Central African countries. She holds a PhD in Politics and International Relations from the University of Oxford.

Hostility Still Looms in Ivory Coast and Liberia

After the ICC acquitted Laurent Gbagbo of crimes against humanity, the fear of renewed violence in Ivory Coast is growing. The roads to peace in Ivory Coast and Liberia have been quite similar. In both cases, external forces and the arrest of political figures responsible for the escalation of violence have played a pivotal role in the return to normalcy after years of civil war. In its... Continue Reading

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