Marco Cochi for more than 18 years print media journalist and researcher with experience in crisis areas, human rights, peace and security issues – mostly in sub-Saharan Africa.
I have been writing for over ten years for Africana, Eastwest, Metodo, Nigrizia, Il Nodo di Gordio, Informazioni della Difesa and Osservatorio Diritti dealing with sub-Saharan Africa, human rights and jihadism’s violent extremism.
At present I am in charge of senior research fellow for Sub-Saharan Africa and Sahel Strategic Observatory at the Italian Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS) and I am teaching for the Master in Peace building and International cooperation at Link Campus University.
Past experience with university-level multi-annual teaching in various lectures and training, seminars, master and postgraduate courses at Link Campus University, Lumsa, Luspio, Unicusano, University Roma Tre.
Experienced for long-term research projects at Africa Research and Development Forum, Extra-European Studies Association, European Centre of Excellence “Altiero Spinelli” (CeAs-University “Roma Tre”), The Italian Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS).
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.
L’ultimo mondo. L’Africa fra guerre tribali e saccheggio energetico (Kappa) Anguillara Sabazia City of Art International Literary Award for Non-Fiction
Board’s Member Africana [Index Islamicus], Geopolitica.info, Metodo, Nodo di Gordio, Osservatorio sul terrorismo e sul fondamentalismo di matrice jihadista (Università della Calabria), ReaCT – Osservatorio nazionale sulla radicalizzazione e il contrasto al terrorismo.
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