led ICT4COP’s Work Package 7: Africa from mid-2020 through the project’s end, organizing the work packages regional workshop. He has contributed to the project through his research on COP policies in transitional countries, and the dynamics between youth groups, community-based organizations and local police in Mathare.
Stian Lid’s research is concentrated on Kenya, and is twofold: He has analyzed what is decisive for the formation of community-oriented policing policies in transitional countries. In addition, he has investigated the various relationship and dynamics between youth groups, community-based organizations (CBOs) and local police in Mathare, an informal settlement in Nairobi. Lid has a background from criminology and has experience from research in both Africa and Europe.