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. Head of Research for Sahel and Sub-saharan Africa at the Italian Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS). Teaching in the Online Master in Peacebuilding and International cooperation activated at Link Campus University. Contributor for over ten years for Africana, Eastwest, Metodo, Nigrizia, Il Nodo di Gordio and Informazioni della Difesa dealing with sub-Saharan Africa.
Past experience with university-level multi-annual teaching in various lectures and training, seminars, master and postgraduate courses at Sapienza University of Rome, 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. 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) ISBN 978-88-7890-744-8. Anguillara Sabazia City of Art International Literary Award for Non-Fiction.
Tutto cominciò a Nairobi. Come al-Qaeda è diventata la più potente rete jihadista dell’Africa (Castelvecchi) ISBN 978-88-3282-418-6
Board’s Member Africana [Index Islamicus], 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.
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