The science information network IBLK (International Relations and Regional Geography) is a union of 11 independent German research institutes. The database is oriented towards social sciences and contains about 470,000 literature references as from 1980, predominantly journal and book articles but also monographs and non-conventional literature. It is updated monthly. Subjects: International Politics and Regional Geography. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Africa-EU Strategic Partnership is the formal channel through which the European Union and the African continent work together. It is based on the Joint Africa-Europe Strategy adopted by Heads of State and Government at the second EU-Africa Summit in 2007. The current Roadmap 2014-2017 sets out concrete targets within 5 priority areas of cooperation agreed at the 4th EU-Africa Summit in 2014 [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The UN Integrated Bureau for Burundi was created to assist the Government in its efforts towards peace and stability, through coherent and coordinated response of the UN System in Burundi. BINUB concentrates its activities on four domains:
* Peace consolidation and democratic governance;
* Disarmament, demobilization, reinsertion and reform of the security sector;
* Promotion and protection of human rights and measures to end impunity;
* Donors and United Nations agency coordination. ... [according to site editor's information]
The German Institute for International and Security Affairs of the Stiftung:
The main issues affecting all three regions include political system change, conflict management, the creation of regional structures, and external relations. German and European policies vis-á-vis these regions constitute another area of interest. Islam and development policies have to be considered issues of particular concern to German and European policy-makers interested in African and Middle Eastern matters. One subject of major interest has been the Elite Change in the Arab World.
Especially the SWP Research Paper and Dossiers concerning current issues are worthwhile looking at
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The mission of OSAA is to:
* enhance international support for Africa's development and security through its advocacy and analytical work,
* assist the Secretary General in improving coherence and coordination of the UN system support to Africa, and
* facilitate inter-governmental deliberations on Africa at the global level, in particular relating to the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).
The Office takes the lead in the preparation of Africa-related reports and inputs on NEPAD. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Leadership Centre (ALC) was established in Nairobi Kenya on the 24th June 2010 as an educational trust under Kenyan law, and in partnership with King’s College London and the University of Nairobi. The ALC and its flagship programmes grew out of the Conflict, Security and Development Group (CSDG) at King’s College London. ... [according to site editor's information]
U.S. Army Africa (USARAF)/Southern European Task Force (SETAF) protects and defends the national security interests of the United States, strengthens African Land Forces and regional organizations, supports United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM), and conducts military operations in order to deter and defeat violent extremist organizations (VEO) and create a secure environment in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The creation of U.S. Africa Command does not mean the U.S. military will take a leading role in African security matters, nor will it establish large U.S. troop bases. Rather, Africa Command is a headquarters staff whose mission entails coordinating the kind of support that will enable African governments and existing regional organizations, such as the African Standby Force, to have greater capacity to provide security and respond in times of need. Africa Command builds on the many African-U.S. security cooperation activities already underway, yet will be able to better coordinate DoD support with other U.S. government departments and agencies to make those activities even more effective. The site of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa has information about the unit, its mission, and leaders, and the latest official news, photographs and broadcasts of Marines around the continent. ... [according to site editor's information]
JEFCAS does research in African Politics, Development and Security. Research questions can be about conflicts, post-conflict reconstruction, poverty and inequality, resources. JEFCAS only offers postgraduate courses (MA as well as PhD). Further research questions and projects for example are about AIDS, child labour or water governance. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Africa Confidential was founded in 1960 as a newsletter analysing the situation throughout Africa at a time of rapid decolonialisation, not only in British colonies and protectorates but also in French and Belgian ruled countries.""Africa Confidential is one of the longest-established specialist publications on Africa, with a considerable reputation for being first with the in depth news on significant political, economic and security developments across the continent." The website offers free access to some of the journals articles. For access to all the content, you need to subscribe. [according to site editor`s information] ... [supplemented]