The independent resource on global security

Luca Guglielminotti


Luca Guglielminotti

Luca Guglielminotti

Luca Guglielminotti was an intern with SIPRI's Sahel and West Africa Programme. He supported the programme’s research and conducted literature, media and social media coverage regarding current developments in the Sahel.

During his studies, Luca’s research focused on peacebuilding operations in sub-Saharan Africa, identity politics in Côte d’Ivoire, self-defence militias in Burkina Faso and development policy analysis. Parallel to his work with SIPRI, he is an Editor and Analyst at the Initiative pour la Paix et Sécurité en Afrique (IPSA).

Prior to joining SIPRI, Luca was Project Assistant at the Regional Programme for Political Dialogue in West Africa (PDWA) of the Konrad Adenauer foundation in Côte d’Ivoire. He was involved in NGOs in Côte d’Ivoire and in the Netherlands.

Subject expertise

International security, self-defense groups, contentious politics in the Sahel, developmental governance

Regional expertise

West Africa and Sahel, Europe

English, French, Italian, Spanish

Certificate in International Affairs & Strategy, Europe-Africa Specialization, Sciences Po Paris; BSc in Governance, Economics and Development, Leiden University College, The Hague

External publications
  • Guglielminotti L., Ould Ethmane A.N., ‘The role of political dialogue in the Sahel Jihadist insurgency’, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (forthcoming, 2022) 
  • Guglielminotti L., Stabile T., Rare Earth Elements?, Roosevelt Network at LUC (June 2022)