Summary of recent Burundi Leadership Training Program Activities, in both French and Kirundi. Published in November, 2004
The perception that Africa takes a backseat to Asia in President Barack Obama’s foreign policy view obscures a compelling strategic landscape the administration could construct were it ever to elevate the attention it apportions to Africa.
This paper is specifically about providing suggestions for positions the AU can take vis-a-vis the European Union’s Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). Central is an urgent call for member states to give the AU latitude to ensure that the conclusion of EPAs with the EU is postponed until, at least, the next decade. Simply: If the EU successfully foists EPAs on a critical number of member states through unilateral threats to prematurely withdraw or limit preferential treatment, the negative consequences will be devastating not only to Africa but to many trading partners.
A powerpoint presentation about the Darfur conflict, goals, problems, and challenges faced by the international community given at the Woodrow Wilson Center Director's Forum on April 5, 2006.
Stemming from the concern that the Southern “voice” or perspective is seldom heard in international policy forums, the Leadership Project has launched a major initiative that brings African-based research and policy institutions together in order to identify issues they feel are critical to North/South dialogue.
On May 12, 2002, Cold War International History Project Fellow Sergei Mazov delivered a presentation on the Soviet Union's Africa policy, drawing on recently declassified Kremlin and KGB documents. This is a synopsis of his remarks.