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Participation of the Diaspora in the Joint Africa-EU Strategic Partnership
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Mohamoud, Awil and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration; Uppsala published in 2009
The Joint Africa-EU Strategic Partnership and Action Plan was adopted in Lisbon in 2007. This new strategy, which is often referred to as a ‘people-centred partnership’, was launched with the purpose of scaling-up political dialogue between the African Union (AU) and the EU in the interests of building a solid and sustainable continent-to-continent partnership. It aims to reinvigorate and elevate cooperation between Africa and Europe in the fight against poverty, injustice, human rights violations, lawlessness, insecurity and political and social instability. The priorities&#x...
DDR of Youth in Africa : Theory, standards and practice
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Specht, Irma and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation published in 2008
<em>The Lecture Series on African Security</em> is a joint collaboration between the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI). The first round of lectures was conducted in 2008. The lectures revolve around core themes in African security studies and case studies from contemporary Africa, and they are presented by highly renowned international and national experts on Africa. While the primary audience is the analysts and researchers at FOI and NAI, a select number of participants are also invited from the Swedish...
The Starbucks/Ethiopian coffee saga : geographical indications as a linchpin for development in developing countries
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Watson, James; Streatfeild, Jeremy and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2008
A coalition of Ethiopian coffee producers and the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) set up a programme to acquire trademarks in important export markets, with a view to increasing the profits on these brands for the producers. In March 2005, the Ethiopian government filed its first US trademark applications for three contested coffee names. After 15 months the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) agreed that the name Sidamo was generic and therefore could not be trademarked. This led to an outcry by some commentators, including ...
Again at the crossroads : Rwanda and Burundi, 2000-2001
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Reyntjens, Filip and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2001
This report is the third overview by Filip Reyntjens on recent developments in Rwanda and Burundi. The first one "Talking or Fighting?" (published 1999) covered the period 1998-1999, the second one "Small States in an Unstable region"covered the period 1999-2000. In the new publication the political evolution of Rwanda and Burundi is investigated in a broader regional geopolitical context.
Nile Basin cooperation : a review of the literature
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Mohamoda, Dahilon Yassin and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2003
Two interrelated developments can be identified in the Nile basin, during the last decade: an emphasis on potential conflict over the Nile waters on the one hand, and an evolving process of basin-wide cooperation on the other. The history of the Nile basin is dominated by tensions and conflicts. Relationships between major Nile basin countries are usually described in terms of mutual distrust and confrontation. The Nile basin, moreover, has frequently been referred to by many observers and analysts as an example where conflict over water resources as&#...
Armed Groups and Militias in Eastern DR Congo
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Vlassenroot, Koen and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation published in 2008
<em>The Lecture Series on African Security</em> is a joint collaboration between the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI). The first round of lectures was conducted in 2008. The lectures revolve around core themes in African security studies and case studies from contemporary Africa, and they are presented by highly renowned international and national experts on Africa. While the primary audience is the analysts and researchers at FOI and NAI, a select number of participants are also invited from the Swedish...
The Western Sahara conflict : the role of natural resources in decolonization
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Olsson, Claes and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2006
This book gives a comprehensive background to the long running conflict on the status of Western Sahara and particularly highlights the question of the territory's natural resources, such as fish, oil and phosphates. The book analyses why this territory, mainly covered by desert and only sparsely populated has since 1976 when the former colonial power Spain left the territory, engaged governments and people, both regionally and internationally, and the implications of its natural resources. The book includes: - a summary of the Western Saharan conflict, by&#...
Situating the EPA negotiations : Issues and unresolved debates in Africa-EU trade relations
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Goodison, Paul and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration; Uppsala published in 2009
For a long time it has been necessary to move beyond sterile debates for or against Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). The real issue is: what kind of EPAs will support African governments in their efforts to promote the structural transformation of their economies, so that they can move beyond the production of simple and unprocessed products to the production of a range of higher value products, for national, regional and international markets, and in the process help them tackle poverty and employment issues. This paper seeks to situate th...
The African Union and the challenges of implementing the “responsibility to protect”
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Kuwali, Daniel and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2009
The concept of the “responsibility to protect” (“R2P”) was endorsed by the world’s leaders sitting at the 2005 World Summit level in the UN General Assembly. The World Summit Outcome Document affirmed that every sovereign government has a responsibility to protect its citizens and those within its jurisdiction from genocide, war crimes, “ethnic cleansing” and crimes against humanity (UN 2005 paras. 138–139). The concept of R2P is cast in the three core pillars: first, an affirmation of the primary and continuing obligation of individual states to protect&#x...
Les causes et les remèdes des conflits pétroliers du Delta du Niger
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Ukiwo, Ukoha and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Uppsala published in 2009
Les fortunes économique et politique du Nigéria, et la capacité du pays à jouer un rôle stabilisant dans la région africaine, dépendent de la résolution du conflit qui persiste dans la zone du delta du Niger. Le delta couvre neuf états, sur un total de 36, et 185 des 774 gouvernements locaux de la fédération nigériane. Il occupe une étendue totale de 75,000 mètres carrés et constitue la troisième plus grande zone humide de la terre. Le recensement Nigérien de 2006 montreque 30 million d’habitants, sur une population total de 185 mil...