ISS office premises temporarily closed but work continues


Pretoria, South Africa – The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) offices are temporarily closed and our staff are working from home to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

ISS work on human security in Africa continues during this time. Physical events have been postponed until further notice but we hope to host some events and launches online.

Our research, analysis, publications, briefings and commentary will continue as usual. ISS analysts are available for online briefings and media inquiries and can be contacted on the details below.

For media inquiries about human security in Africa and related implications of COVID-19 email:

For general office-related inquiries contact:

ISS Pretoria: Rekha Valabh,

ISS Dakar: Aida Niang,

ISS Addis Ababa: Yared Merid,

ISS Nairobi: Mercy Rukenya,

For urgent matters only, contact: 

ISS Pretoria: Tonette Grutter

ISS Dakar: Lori-Anne Theroux-Benoni,

ISS Addis Ababa and Nairobi: Roba Sharamo,

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