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01 Mar 2018 description

In this issue

On the Agenda – Focus on 30th summit

The election of 10 new PSC members shows that consultation within regions prevailed over competition between member states.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is still struggling to convince all member states to agree to AU reforms.

Plans to make Nepad a development agency are pitting the old guard against the reformers.

Situation Analysis

14 Dec 2017 description
report Insecurity Insight

This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education.

It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.

14 Dec 2017 description
report Insecurity Insight

This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.

Global

13 November 2017: Save the Children announced that it had fired 16 staff over reports of sexual violence in the past year. Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

02 Jun 2017 description
report CGIAR

JUNE 2, 2017 FROM CGIAR News from CGIAR System Organization

The recent appearance of the fall armyworm, an insect-pest, which causes damage to more than 80 crop species in 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, poses a serious challenge and significant risk to the region’s food security.

05 May 2017 description

Desmidt, S., Hauck, V. 2017. Conflict management under the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA). (Discussion Paper 211). Maastricht: ECDPM.

21 Oct 2009 description

By Bronwen Manby

Summary

Laws and practices governing citizenship in too many African countries effectively leave hundreds of thousands of people without a nationality.

21 Oct 2009 description

First comprehensive analysis of Africa's citizenship laws highlights consequences of gender and ethnic discrimination

(Kampala, Uganda, 21 October 2009) - The lack of citizenship rights generates conflict and undermines democracy in many countries in Africa, according to two new studies by the Open Society Institute.

11 Aug 2005 description

"A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment" is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) to develop a shared vision and consensus for action on how to meet future world food needs while reducing poverty and protecting the environment.

30 Sep 2002 description
report Carleton University

Prepared by: Caroline Delany and Sonja Varga*
With the generous support of the Canadian International Development Agency.

11 Jun 2001 description

ACCRA, 11 June (IRIN) - West African civil society groups have urged the subregion's leaders to renew a three-year moratorium on the import, export and manufacture of small arms that expires this year and "ensure its effective and efficient implementation".

20 Apr 2001 description

UNITED NATIONS
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09 Mar 2001 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 22-40-4440
Fax: +225 22-41-9339

09 Mar 2001 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 22-40-4440
Fax: +225 22-41-9339

04 Sep 2000 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 22-40-4440
Fax: +225 22-41-9339

11 Jul 2000 description

LOME, 11 July 2000 (IRIN) - African heads attending the 36th summit of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in Lome, Togo, began closed-doors discussions on Tuesday on Africa's main challenges, ranging from the HIV/AIDS pandemic to the various conflicts, both national and subregional, that afflict the continent .

07 Jul 2000 description

LUANDA, 7 July (IRIN) - An intensive diplomatic campaign by the Angolan government to persuade African countries to boycott this month's Organisation of African Unity's (OAU) summit in Togo has had only limited results, analysts told IRIN.

26 Jun 2000 description

ZIMBABWE: EU report "garbage"

15 Jun 2000 description

ZAMBIA: Opposition parties de-registered

09 Jun 2000 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421