Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who died on 16 February 2016, contributed the foreword to From Global Apartheid to Global Village and a chapter to Africa's Peacemakers.

Africa, South Africa, and the United Nations Security Architecture
(Policy Brief No. 17)

In December 2012, South Africa completed its second two-year term (2011-2012) as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, after its earlier tenure in 2007-2008. This CCR policy brief is based on a Cape Town seminar which convened about 30 leading practitioners, civil society actors, and scholars, from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States (US), to assess South Africa's current and past performance on the Security Council. The meeting took place at Erinvale Estate, Western Cape, South Africa, from 12-13 December 2012.
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Posted to the Web: 20 June 2013

South Africa, Africa, and the United Nations Security Council
(Seminar Report No. 38)

This CCR seminar report is based on a policy advisory group seminar held in Somerset West, South Africa, from 13 to 14 December 2011. The meeting took place as South Africa approached the end of the first year of its second two-year term (2011-2012) as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. The seminar focused on: South Africa's role on the UN Security Council; the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the UN Security Council; and the politics and reform of the Council. The policy seminar, which was held in partnership with the Centre for African Studies at Dalarna University, Sweden, was made possible through the support of the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA), Cape Town, and the Swedish Embassy in South Africa.
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Posted to the Web: 5 April 2012

South Africa, Africa, and the United Nations Security Council
(Policy Brief No. 10)

This CCR policy brief is based on a policy advisory group seminar held in Somerset West, South Africa, from 13 to 14 December 2011. The meeting took place as South Africa approached the end of the first year of its second two-year term (2011-2012) as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. The seminar focused on: South Africa's role on the UN Security Council; the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the UN Security Council; and the politics and reform of the Council. The policy seminar was held in partnership with the Centre for African Studies at Dalarna University, Sweden, and was made possible through the support of the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA), Cape Town, and the Swedish Embassy in South Africa.
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Updated on the Web: 21 March 2012

Download the introductionGlobal Responsibility to Protect (GR2P)
This edition of the journal Global Responsibility to Protect (GR2P) — a special African issue — was commissioned and overseen by CCR. It reveals African perspectives on the norm, which obliges national governments to protect their populations from mass killing and massive and sustained human rights violations. It features six essays written by: Sudanese scholar-diplomat, Francis Deng, the Special Adviser of the UN Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide; South African jurist Jeremy Sarkin; Congolese scholar-diplomat Musifiky Mwanasali; Nigerian scholar Adekeye Adebajo, the executive director of CCR; South African scholar Chris Landsberg; and Zimbabwean scholar activist Webster Zambara, a senior project officer at CCR. It also features an introduction written by Jeremy Sarkin and Mark Paterson, a communication consultant at CCR.
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Posted to the Web: 12 November 2010

Special Issue: Africa's Responsibility to Protect, Global Responsibility to Protect (GR2P), Volume 2, Number 4, 2010.

Security and Development in Southern Africa
(Seminar Report No. 27)

This report stems from a policy advisory group seminar held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 8-10 June 2008, and co-hosted with the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of the Republic of Austria; the Southern African Development Community (SADC); and the Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR). The seminar brought together policymakers, academics and civil society actors to identify ways of strengthening SADC's capacity to develop security and development initiatives for southern Africa.
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Posted to the Web: 21 October 2008

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