Marco Cochi for more than 15 years print media journalist and researcher with experience in crisis areas, human rights, peace and security issues – mostly in sub-Saharan Africa.
Experienced for long-term research projects at Africa Research and Resource Forum (Arrf), Extra-European Studies Association, European Centre of Excellence Altiero Spinelli (CeAs-Jean Monnet Chair), The Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS).
I write for Africana, Eastwest, Nigrizia, Nodo di Gordio, Primato and Osservatorio Diritti dealing with sub-Saharan Africa, human rights and jihadism’s violent extremism. I published many Africa-related-topics essays in international specialist journals. I got the International Literary Award “Archè – Anguillara Sabazia Città d’Arte 2007”, with the book “L’ultimo Mondo – L’Africa fra guerre tribali e saccheggio energetico” (Edizioni Kappa).
University-Level teaching in various lectures and training, seminars, master and postgraduate courses at Link Campus University, Lumsa, Luspio, Unicusano, University Roma Tre. Actually Senior Faculty for African Studies Master at Link Campus University.
Many years of experience in the area of development cooperation, where I coordinated projects of intercultural education and international solidarity. I led delegations to visit the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon and some African countries.
I graduated summa cum laude in Modern Literature, Major in Philosophy and Politics. I have a second level University Master Degree in International Security Studies and a Bi-annual Postgraduate Specialisation in Non-profit Economy and Development Cooperation.
You can contact me by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can follow me on twitter at @afrofocus
My c.v. and pubblications are on linkedin.com/in/marco-cochi