African Union (95)

As African Union (AU) leaders continue to hold emergency summits in Addis Ababa and establish yet another futile presidential committee on Libya, European Union (EU) leaders continue to hold emergency summits on Libya and the EU Council of heads of state holds its annual summit in Brussels this week. With…
Events in Libya suggest that the end of the regime of the world's longest-ruling autocrat, Muammar Gaddafi, is near. It is worth tracing the life and times of this eccentric despot. After seizing power in an act of regicide against King Idriss in 1969, Gaddafi initially modelled his rule on…

Global Responsibility to Protect (GR2P)

Published in CCR Occasional Reports
Global 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…
Taming the Dragon? Defining Africa's Interests at the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC)(Seminar Report No. 32) This CCR seminar report examines how Africa's 53 states define and articulate their geo-strategic interests and policies for engaging China within FOCAC, which holds its fourth summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in November 2009.…
Taming the Dragon? Defining Africa's Interests at the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) (Policy Brief No. 2) 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.…
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? China and Africa: Engaging the World's Next Superpower(Seminar Report No. 30) This seminar, held on 17 and 18 September 2007 in Cape Town, South Africa, brought together 35 scholars and policymakers to examine important issues in the growing relationship between Africa and China. The meeting provided…

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