Christian Bueger

Expert Network Expert of the Month – October 2016 Event Attendee Contributor

Christian Bueger is Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. He is a specialist in maritime security and international governance. His current research is focussed on maritime security governance in the Indo-Pacific. He did extensive work on capacity building in the field of maritime security (including MARSIC, EUCAP Nestor, CRIMARIO, and MASE). He is also one of the lead investigators of the Lessons Learned Project of the Contact Group on piracy off the Coast of Somalia (see He has published over 90 articles and book chapters, including in journals such as International Studies Quarterly, International Political Sociology or the European Journal of International Relations. Further information is available at

Articles Authored

Developing and Securing Africa’s seas: How the EU should support good ocean governance after the Lome summit (1 October 2016) - In the last decade, the strategic importance of the oceans has been quite fundamentally re-evaluated.