Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
ECOWAS is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial questions, social and cultural matters." ... [according to site editor's information]
According to their own statement, "[t]he Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries." The website offers a lot of fulltexts (a lot for free, some, like e-books, are subject to a fee), like reports, analyses and others. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
The website "Laenderkontakte.de" (country contacts) was created in 2004 on the basis of the publication "Handbuch für deutsch-internationale Beziehungen" (Handbook of German-International Relations), 1997. It is continuously updated and up to now has more than 40,000 entries (July 2011). The website is a directory of German and foreign agencies, liaison offices, information centres and the like in the field of politics, foreign trade, banks, cultural exchange, media, development cooperation, humanitarian aid, science and research, and tourism. ... [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]
"The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy has developed the program “Experience Africa” to promote social and economic development within Africa, and to strengthen relations between cultural groups and nation states on the continent. At the global level, the program works to promote stronger political, economic, and cultural links between Africa and other regions.The program pursues these goals by bringing together stakeholders from across Africa and the wider international community to discuss and explore salient issues, and to establish sustainable networks of likeminded individuals. Such stakeholders are brought together through regular academic study tours, as part of our young leaders forum “Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders”, as well as through ongoing conferences and academic events. The program will also contribute a diverse range of academic research that is made available to the general public online." ... [according to site editor’s information]
The China Africa Research Initiative is an initiative promoting research, conducting evidence-based analysis, fostering collaboration, and training future leaders to better understand the economic and political dimensions of China-Africa relations and their implications for human security and global development. Launched in 2014, the SAIS China Africa Research Initiative (SAIS-CARI) is based at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C. [according to the site editor's information]....