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Towards peace in the Sahel: Understanding local perceptions of security


SIPRI has produced a series of interview films spotlighting people’s perceptions of security in Mali. This film, featuring Dr Grégory Chauzal, Director of the SIPRI Sahel and West Africa Programme, provides an introduction to the series by laying out SIPRI's methodology for its work in Mali and the wider Sahel region.


The wholistic perception of security that the interviews portray informs international actors seeking to better understand security dynamics and potential solutions in Mali. The collection of views from a diversity of groups within the whole of Mali showcases dynamics in the wider region, an increasingly relevant issue since many of the threats are transnational and not confined to Mali’s borders.


Watch the whole playlist of video interviews.


Watch more videos on SIPRI's YouTube channel.