Policy Briefs (34)
Stabilising Sudan: Domestic, Sub-Regional, and Extra-Regional Challenges
(Policy Brief No. 5)
This CCR policy brief is based on a policy advisory group meeting, held in Cape Town, on 23-24 August 2010. The meeting sought to identify ways in which African and extra-regional actors could help Sudan to manage the challenges of the forthcoming referenda for the country's future, and to develop recommendations to help to achieve stability.
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Posted to the Web: 29 September 2010
Peacebuilding in Post-Cold War Africa: Problems, Progress, and Prospects
(Policy Brief No. 3)
This CCR policy brief discusses the interplay between local, regional and global forces in relation to peacebuilding challenges in Africa. Based on a research and policy seminar on the theme "Peacebuilding in Africa", held on 25-28 August 2009 in Gaborone, Botswana, the report focuses on six key themes: the theory and practice of peacebuilding in Africa; strengthening the security sector; justice and human rights; gender and peacebuilding; pan-African institutions; and global institutions and ideologies.
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Posted to the Web: 15 April 2010
This CCR policy brief focuses on four key spheres of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation: political relations; economic co-operation; international affairs; and social development, as well as on broader issues of Sino/African relations. The report is based on a policy advisory group meeting held in Tshwane (Pretoria) on 13 and 14 July 2009, which examined systematically how Africa's 53 states define and articulate their geo-strategic interests and policies for engaging China within FOCAC.
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Posted to the Web: 25 August 2009
EurAfrique? Africa and Europe in a New Century
(Policy Brief No. 1)
This CCR policy brief, released before the important Africa-Europe summit in Lisbon on 8 and 9 December 2007, assesses the interests of Europe in Africa and what political, economic and security roles Africa expects Europe to play on the continent. The report is based on a policy advisory group meeting held in Maputo, Mozambique, from 31 October - 1 November 2007, which drew on the expertise of both African and European policymakers, civil society activists and scholars.
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Posted to the Web: 27 November 2007