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Short information on the Centro de Estudos Afro-Asiáticos at the Universidade Candido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Furthermore you will find a link to the Centre's journal"Estudos Afro-Asiáticos" with 9 free online issues of 2000 to 2003. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Afrasian Project is a five-year joint research project at Ryukoku University in Kyoto and Shiga, Japan that attempts to provide new perspectives on the study of conflict and conflict resolution in Asia and Africa. Our project is identified as an Academic Frontier Centre (AFC) research project, initiated and funded by both the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and Ryukoku University. Ryukoku University established the Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies as a central academic institute to engage in this joint research project. ... [According to site editor's information]
The SOAS in London is one of the largest research centers worldwide in the study of the languages, cultures and societies of Africa, Asia and the Middle East (founded in 1916). African languages taught at the SOAS: Afrikaans, Amharic, Hausa, Igbo, Shona, Somali, Swahili, Tigrinya, Twi, Yoruba, Zulu. [editors ilissAfrica]
AALCO, originally known as the Asian Legal Consultative Committee (ALCC) was constituted in 1956. The purposes and objectives of the Organization are inter alia
* to serve as an advisory body to its Member States in the field of international law and as a forum for Asian-African co-operation in legal matters of common concern;
* to consider and deliberate on issues related to international law that may be referred to the Organization by the Member States and to make such recommendations to governments as deemed necessary.
Members are 47 countries from Asia and Africa. Some publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Programme of the Latin American Council of Social Sciences in the field "International Relations > South-South Cooperation > Cooperation with Africa and Asia". You will find information on publications, networks, conferences and more. [editors ilissAfrica]
"IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks) is part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs; its services are editorially independent. IRIN's principal role is to provide news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia for the humanitarian community." Among others IRIN provides a series of humanitarian films that can be watched online or downloaded for free."Today, in sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia the need for an accurate picture of events on the ground is being met by the Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). IRIN, which was born out of the 1994 crisis in the Great Lakes region of central Africa, pioneered the use of e-mail and web technology to deliver and receive information to and from some of the most remote and underdeveloped places in Africa, cheaply and efficiently. Its reporting focuses on strengthening universal access to timely, strategic and non-partisan information so as to enhance the capacity of the humanitarian community to understand, respond to and avert emergencies. IRIN further supports efforts at conflict resolution and reconciliation by countering misinformation and propaganda."[according to site editors`information] ... [supplemented]
This institute existed from 2000 to 2005 at the SOAS. Its website now works as an archive for the documentation of the past work at the institute. [editors ilissAfrica]
AARDO is an autonomous inter-governmental organisation comprising thirty members from Africa and Asia. Its objectives are inter alia
- to explore collectively opportunities for coordination of efforts to promote welfare of the rural masses,
- to help the member countries in obtaining financial and technical assistance for rural development programmes,
- to assist in the development of organisation of farmers,
- to organise international and regional meetings,
- to initiate studies on subjects of common interest.
Regional offices are in Seoul (South Korea), Amman (Jordan), Cairo (Egypt), Lusaka (Zambia) and Accra (Ghana).
Some publications are accessible online. ... [according to site editor's information and Redaktion ilissAfrica]