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Women Mediators.pdf.jpgAfrican Women Mediators and Election Observers: Building Peace, Securing Women
Book/Monograph, Created By Peace & Security Department and Published By African Union Commission published in Jun-2017 in English language
This booklet on "African Women Mediators and Election Observers" is published by the OSE with the aim to facilitate access to a pool of African women with the knowledge, skills and readiness to engage in mediation and election observation in Africa, and to promote their enhanced participation in peace processes on the continent. This is the first edition of the endeavor, and it is far from capturing the dearth of women's expertise on these critical areas of building peace.
First Progress Report CDC- En.pdf.jpgFirst progress report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the Africa Center for Disease Control
Other, Created By Social Affairs, African Union Commission and Published By African Union Commission published in 28-Mar-2018 in English; French language
DDR Newsletter.pdf.jpgAU-DDR Newsletter
Newsletter, Created By Defense and Security Division / PSD / AUC and Published By Defense and Security Division (DSD) of the Peace and Security Department (PSD) of the African Union Commission (AUC) published in Jun-2017 in English language
African Union Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration Newsletter, 8th edition....In February 2012, the African Union Commission, through the Peace and Security Department (PSD), initiated the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Capacity Program (DDRCP) by holding a Consultation Seminar on DDR with the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and Regional Mechanisms for Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution (RMs). The purpose of the DDRCP is to strengthen capacities within the AU, its Member States and regional partners, namely the RECs and RMs, to support national and ...
APSA Roadmap.pdf.jpgAPSA Roadmap 2016-2020
Book/Monograph, Created By Peace & Security Department and Published By African Union Commission published in Dec-2015 in English language
In line with the Solemn Declaration on the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African Unity/African Union of the African Heads of State and Government, that was adopted at the meeting of the AU Assembly on 25 May 2013, and in order to substantially contribute to achieving the goals of the AU initiative on "Silencing of the Guns: Pre-requisites for realising a conflict-free Africa by the year 2020", the "APSA Roadmap 2016-2020" is a strategic document, which builds on the achievements and challenges resulting from the implementa...
Risks and challenges of debt-financed development : roots and causes of the rising debt levels in Africa
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Levin, Jörgen and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Research Unit; Uppsala published in 2019
As public debts are increasing in many African countries, we see a new type of debt distress, where short-term commercial loans and bonds have replaced some of the long-term multi- and bilateral loans. This policy note highlights two topical questions: what lies behind increasing levels of debt in Africa, and what are the challenges when financing development projects through loans? Policy recommendations (in short): Debt transparency Better maturity matching Balance revenues and costs Prioritise investment projects and beware of white elephants Reject pro-cyclical fiscal...
Creating a Conducive International Environment for Africa’s Development : China’s role in Global Governance Reform!
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Cheru, Fantu and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration; Uppsala published in 2010
The world is at a critical juncture: there is the opportunity to come together to pursue a common agenda, or it can break into opposing groups based on differences in income, interests, religion or race. Globalisation exacerbates this tension between opportunity and threats. The most keenly felt tension is the sense that globalisation creates greater inequality in an already unequal world. If the world is unequal, then it must be undemocratic as well. As a result, globalisation and democracy come togetheras simultaneous challenges. As far as Africa is&...
Thirsty, hungry and no power? : African resources in a global world
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Oestigaard, Terje and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Agrarian Change, Property and Resources; Uppsala published in 2014
Water, food and energy are fundamental to African development. However, several crucial issues need to be addressed. Are African resources used to meet African needs or are they being exploited to satisfy the needs of other actors facing food and energy insecurity?; Theme for autumn 2014: Thirsty, hungry and no power?
Electoral Violence in Africa
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Adolfo, Eldridge Vigil; Söderberg Kovacs, Mimmi; Nyström, Daniel; Utas, Mats and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Uppsala published in 2012
In the time period 2012–2013, over 20 national elections and two constitutional referendums are scheduled in Africa. In several of these elections, violence is anticipated to play a prominent role. There is great urgency to support the establishment of effective and legitimate electoral institutions and electoral frameworks; institute reforms aimed at lowering the stakes of elections; encourage the devolution of powers; improve the socio-economic standing of the populace; and devise strategies to prevent and manage electoral violence.
Trade, development, cooperation : what future for Africa?
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Melber, Henning and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2005
Bi- and multilateral trade relations between external actors and individual African states or regional blocs are becoming ever more decisive. The trade policies of both the USA and the EU are anything but helpful. This is true of the USAs African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Africa and more recently the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) negotiated in the Post-Cotonou era of European relations with the South. All these initiatives have a potentially detrimental impact on regional integration. The latter...
100 vägar till Afrika : en introduktion till modern afrikansk skönlitteratur
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Norström Ridæus, Barbro and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2003
Skönlitteratur är en utmärkt förmedlare av kunskap om ett land, dess folk, kultur, tankesätt m m. I denna bok beskrivs utförligt över etthundra olika verk av afrikanska författare som finns översatta till svenska. Boken innehåller även biografier över författarna, en förteckning över artiklar om afrikanska författare och deras verk, samt en annoterad förteckning över internationella tidskrifter med kulturellt och litterärt innehåll.; Omarbetad nätupplaga 2003.INNEHÅLL: Inledning, 6 -- Historik, 7 -- Algeriet, 20 -- Angola, 21 -- Botswana, 27 -- Egypten, 29 -- Ghana, 45 --...