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Meeting Notes - March 14, 2007

L 'UA au Soudan: Enseignements pour la Force Africaine en Attente

Ce rapport est le fruit de discussions qui se sont tenues entre une cinquantaine d’officiers de police et militaires africains, des représentants des pays partenaires et des organismes internationaux et humanitaires à Accra, au Ghana, du 10 au 12 Octobre 2006  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - March 01, 2007

The AU in Sudan: Lessons for the African Standby Force

This report stems from the discussions held among more than fifty senior police and military officers from African countries and partner nations and organizations at a seminar in Accra, Ghana, from October 10-12, 2006.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - February 14, 2007

Africa: Confronting Complex Threats

From the Introduction: Africa is grappling with several difficult security challenges. These difficulties result not only from the magnitude of these challenges, but also from the lack of capacity of African states and organizations to respond quickly and effectively to them.

 

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - July 07, 2006

L’Union européenne en Afrique: Un partenaire stratégique dans les opérations de paix

Le séminaire GCSP-IPA a abordé ces questions au cours de quatre sessions:  

 
 

 

Books - July 14, 2005

East Africa and the Horn: Confronting Challenges to Good Governance

Both the obstacles to governance and the opportunities for democratization confronted in East Africa-with its geostrategic importance, porous borders, governments heavily dependent on foreign aid, and some of Africa's longest-running conflicts-provide valuable insights into how good governance policies can be implemented effectively throughout the developing world.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - October 13, 2004

Appraising Efforts to Improve Conflict Management in West Africa

This report stems from the Accra seminar intended to review developments on the implementation of the ECOWAS security mechanism, assess the status of the implementation of the recommendations made at past seminars and provide recommendations to the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), and sub-regional organizations on how to improve their strategies for successful intervention in Africa.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - January 01, 2004

Nigeria's Foreign Policy after the Cold War: Domestic, Regional and External Influences

Oxford University's Centre for International Studies and its Centre for African Studies held a seminar on the domestic, regional, and external dimensions of Nigeria's foreign policy after the Cold War.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - November 14, 2003

Peacemaking in Southern Africa: The Role and Potential of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

The report summarizes the task force meeting organized to assess the potential of SADC's Organ on Politics, Defence, and Security Cooperation to engage in peacemaking and peacebuilding in the subregion.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - May 13, 2003

Operationalizing the ECOWAS Mechanism for Conflict Prevention, Management, Resolution, Peacekeeping, and Security

This report summarizes the discussions held at the task force meeting, organized jointly by IPA [now IPI] and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which took place in Dakar, Senegal, on August 12-13, 2002.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - November 14, 2002

The Infrastructure of Peace in Africa

This project stemmed from the Ford Foundation's initial request that IPI's Africa Program generate a database of institutions managing conflicts and crises in Africa.  

 
 

The Global Observatory

Boko Haram Deal to Release Girls Met With Hope and Skepticism
The announcement of a cease-fire agreement between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram has raised hope as well as speculations over its authenticity.

Key Global Events to Watch in October
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.

2014 Top 10 Issues to Watch in Peace & Security: The Global Arena
A list of ten key issues to watch that are likely to impact international peace and security in 2014, compiled by IPI's Francesco Mancini.

The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.