Border Externalization to West Africa
Border security-building has become a main type of the Global North’s assistance and aid to countries in the Global South. While often framed as state-building, development, or humanitarian action, the main objective of border security aid is to stop unwanted/risky mobility and transnational illicit flows - particularly those allegedly destined for the Global North. This blog post reflects on the border technologies exported by the EU and other international donors to West Africa.
|Full title||Border Externalization to West Africa: Three Logics of Border Security Technologies|
|Media type||Blog Post|
|Topics||Border and Surveillance Technology & Industry, Criminalization of Borderwork - Trafficking|