John Filitz

John Filitz
Position: Researcher
Research Topics: African Security, Stable Seas
Expertise: African Business, Environmental Governance

John Filitz has a background in international development. His work experience includes tertiary academic institutions and the public sector in his native South Africa, as well as for an international governance NGO based in Washington D.C. John shares a keen interest in the political economy of emerging nations, with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. Current research focus includes maritime governance, illicit trade and the shadow economy. He holds a Masters in Development Studies and a Bachelors in Political Science and Economic History from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Publications

The Collapse of Mozambique’s 2013 Peace Agreement and Why it Matters

The Collapse of Mozambique’s 2013 Peace Agreement and Why it Matters

Written by John Filitz on July 19, 2018

This discussion paper analyzes the structural and causal factors that led to the collapse of Mozambique’s landmark 1992 General Peace Agreement in October 2013 and why they matter for the country’s future stability.

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