Events

Women, Muslim Laws and Human Rights in Nigeria: A Keynote Address

What is the meaning of Shari’a law? How can we understand its implementation in different contexts, given the diversity in the practice of Islam in Africa and around the globe? What are the elements of Shari’a that are particularly relevant to the position of women and gender relations in the African nation(s) under consideration?

Speech by His Excellency Joaquim Chissano entitled "Political Stability, Conflict Resolution, and Development in Southern Africa"

On February 27, 2002, H.E. Joaquim Chissano, President of the Republic of Mozambique discussed the future of southern Africa, and how best to promote peace, stability and development in the region, placing special emphasis on the role that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) must play in acheiving these aims. He drew upon Mozambique's transformation to illustrate the possibility of regional reconstruction.

Point of View: Rebuilding Burundi

The Africa Program remains committed to its capacity-building initiative, launched three years ago, to imbue Burundi's leaders with conflict-resolution and strategic planning skills to help them rebuild their war-torn nation.

Conflict-Sensitive Development Assistance: The Case of Burundi

English; Published by the World Bank as Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction Working Paper No. 27, June 2005.

Rebuilding Peace and State Capacity in War-Torn Burundi

English; Published in The Round Table: the Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs

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