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  • Feb 07 / 2017
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North America

International order fraying

International order fraying Geoffrey P. Johnston Geoffrey P. Johnston Owen Sound Sun Times 1325 words 7 February 2017 Owen Sound Sun Times OWNSST Final A5 English Copyright © 2017 Owen Sound Sun Times   The establishment of the International Criminal Court, commonly referred to as the ICC, was a significant development in human security and international [...]

  • Dec 22 / 2016
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North America

Responsibility to protect’ not easy to make reality

‘Responsibility to protect’ not easy to make reality Robert Sibley Robert Sibley Orillia Packet & Times 594 words 22 December 2016 The Packet & Times ORLAPT Final A6 English Copyright © 2016 The Packet & Times   Nearly two decades ago, Michael Ignatieff, a future Liberal party leader and would-be prime minister, was instrumental in [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Africa’s step to be a continent of peace

For a continent with so many wars, Africa certainly has big ambitions about peace. Its one uniting body, the 54-nation African Union, has set a goal to end all conflicts by 2020. This week, the AU took a step toward ending one potentially explosive conflict by agreeing to send troops to South Sudan. That new nation, created only [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

中国商务部:国力增强 中国将逐步增加对非援助规模

  中国商务部:国力增强 中国将逐步增加对非援助规模 487 words 27 July 2016 香港中国通讯社 (简体) HKCNAC Chinese – Simplified © 2016   香港中通社7月27日电 中国商务部西亚非洲司商务参赞舒骆玫日前表示,随着国力增强,中国将会逐步增加对外援助的规模,包括对非援助。 据新华网7月27日报道,舒骆玫说,总的来说,对非援助是在中国力所能及的前提下量力而行的,对非援助在中国整个GDP中占比仍有限,中国对非援助没有超出作为一个发展中国家所能承受的水平。 国际在线日前报道称,目前中国对非援助项目遍及非洲的50多个国家,在非援建了2000多公里的铁路、3000多公里的公路、建立了100多所学校、60多所医院,幷减免了数百亿人民币的债务。 For full article, click here

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa

Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy Hearing; “U.S. Sanctions Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa.”; Testimony by Sue Eckert, Senior Fellow, Watson Institute International And Public Affairs, Brown University, Providence , RI

Chairman Flake, Ranking Member Markey, and distinguished Members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you to discuss the effectiveness of targeted sanctions in Africa. I applaud you for addressing this important instrument of US and international peace and security policy, but one that does not receive adequate attention. My comments [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

The Demise of African Unity? [analysis]

May 25, 2016 (South African Institute of International Affairs/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — ‘I dream of the realisation of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their effort to solve the problems of this continent.’- Nelson Mandela People of Africa have shared interests and should be united around common goals. This is [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Forum in Ethiopia to discusses religion’s role in preventing violence

A meeting on the role of religious actors from Africa in preventing incitement to violence which could lead to atrocity crimes is to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9-11 May 2016. Religious actors representing different faiths from a broad range of countries participate in the meeting, including Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Africa, Middle East

Africa’s $700 Billion Problem Waiting to Happen

The Horn of Africa region is central to the world’s maritime trade. It’s also beginning to fall apart. By Alex De Waal March 17, 2016 (SSNA) — Back in 2002, Meles Zenawi, then prime minister of Ethiopia, drafted a foreign policy and national security white paper for his country. Before finalizing it, he confided to [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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Africa

What It Takes to Realise Peace in Africa [column]

Mar 08, 2016 (Addis Fortune/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Peace is a comprehensive and holistic exercise. Meeting the demands of the African people for peace and security requires addressing a wide range of challenges, including democracy, inclusion, peacemaking and peacekeeping, as well as the longer-term challenges that are posed by climate change. The [...]

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