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Critical security studies, Terrorism and counter-terrorism, Nonprofit organisations, conflict-related gender/sexual violence, State-civil society relations, peacebuilding


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Research interests

Emeka Thaddues Njoku's research focuses on international security, counter-terrorism, peacebuilding, non-state governance, conflict-related gender, and sexual violence. Specifically, the impact of global counter-terrorism norms on civil society organisations' peacebuilding and development initiatives in conflict-affected states


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Society Organisations and Counter-Terrorism in North-eastern Nigeria, University of Ibadan

Award Date: 27 Mar 2019

Master of Science, Terrorism and the United Nations System, University of Ibadan

Award Date: 27 Sept 2010

Bachelor of Science, Enugu State University of Science and Technology

Award Date: 15 Dec 2005


  • JA Political science (General)
  • International development and security
  • Terrorism and counter-terrorism
  • civil society organisations
  • Gender and Sexuality


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