firstname.lastname@example.orgAnna Khakee is a specialist on democratisation and democracy promotion. Her consultancy has also focused on human security and on how to reconcile democratic institutions and mechanisms with security threats. She has worked as a consultant to Amnesty International, Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre, FRIDE, Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission (EuroMeSCo), Swedish Ministry of Justice, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), and United Nations Development Program (UNDP), amongst others. She has conducted training/lecturing at College of Europe, DiploFoundation, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, IEMed, University Institute of Lisbon, United Nations University for Peace, and Université Aix-Marseille. For six years, she was a member of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Board of Selection for the co-funding of development projects under Malta’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) funds. Dr. Khakee has published widely, including in international journals such as Journal of North African Studies, Mediterranean Politics, Mediterranean Quarterly, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, and East European Politics and Societies. She has worked on projects covering Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Nigeria and Rwanda.