John-Paul Banchani

John-Paul Banchani
Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg · Political Science & International Relations

Doctor of Philosophy


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John-Paul Banchani currently works at the Chair of International Relations (Department of Political Science), Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg as a Part time Lecturer. John-Paul does research on theories of International Institutions, Decision-making processes in International Organizations, Africa in global politics, theories of International Relations, International and European politics and the nexus between security and Development. His most recent publication is 'The relevance of the Gulf of Guinea in global energy politics' Published in the African Security Review.


Publications (6)
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is the peer review instrument adopted by the African Union as a mechanism to foster the adoption of policies to enhance the quality of governance among member States. Its review process relies on using self-reporting and monitoring tools to assess and encourage improvements in the policies of participating S...
Africa and for that matter the Gulf of Guinea cannot be indifferent to the global energy politics of the 21st century. The increasing importance of the region has attracted major actors in the energy sector. The competing interests of these actors are played out in various forms. This heightened interest in the region, especially with the discovery...
Conference Paper
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an instrument to monitor and evaluate the political, economic, and corporate governance of African states. The review mechanism was established against the background of the relevance of institutionalizing good governance in the continent. Within the governance structure of the APRM, substantial decision-...


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