Title: Financing the African Union: A Theory of Diversified Resource Mobilization in International Organizations
PhD Supervisor: Stephanie Hofmann
Ueli researches the role of international organizations (IOs) in the provision of security, with a focus on the African Union. The focus of his dissertation lies on the mechanisms through which resource mobilization affects IO secretariats’ agency. Different case studies explore the diversification of African Union resource mobilization from member states and external partners in its regular budget, peace & security and infrastructure development at the AU Development Agency AUDA-NEPAD. Additional research interests include EU foreign policy in the post-Soviet space and Africa. Ueli’s work is published in the Journal of Common Market Studies, West European Politics and International Spectator. He has previously studied at SOAS, University of London, the College of Europe and University of Geneva.