The project "Images of Africa" is run by the Hans Boeckler Foundation, which is close to the Confederation of German Trade Unions. The aim of the project is to analyse images of Africa in Germany and Europe as well as their functions and consequences from a postcolonial perspective. This should lead to a critical discussion of images of Africa. The blog offers several texts that analyse different aspects of the problem. [according to site editor’s information] ... [translated and suppelemented]
Podcasts about "football" from the website "Africa Past & Present - The Podcast about African History, Culture, and Politics". The site was created by the historians Peter Alegi und Peter Limb who teach at Michigan State University. [editors ilissAfrica]
Colonialism Reparation is part of the movement for the condemnation, the reconciliation, the apologies and the compensation for colonialism. It was conceived in 2008 by a volunteer of the Italian association "Battito solidale" which, thanks to his frequent journeys to Guinea and Senegal, had the opportunity to realize which disastrous impact the colonialism still had in the daily life of billions of people and how in many nations the current situation is merely its camouflaged continuation [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
AfricAvenir is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation engaging in political education and information dissemination both in Africa and in Europe. Its aim is to contribute to the recovery, rehabilitation and imaginative recreation of African civilisation, culture and history in order to devise new ways of thinking, behaving and organising both the African societies and the emerging 'Global Village'.
AfricAvenir has launched an exchange program which aims at fostering a 'Collective Destiny Perspective'. It trains internees and volunteers from Europe who, through their experiences working and living in Africa, develop empathy and understanding for African culture. ... [according to site editor's information]
The French Institut national de l'audiovisuel offers videos and audios (also historical ones) about decolonisation. The videos do not only show French reports and news of that time, but also English ones. [editors ilissAfrica]
Das Projekt hatte das Ziel, die deutsche EU-Ratspräsidentschaft in der ersten Jahreshälfte 2007 kritisch und konstruktiv zu begleiten. VENRO forderte die Bundesregierung u.a. dazu auf, für eine armutsorientierte europäische Entwicklungspolitik einzutreten.
Es entstanden im Rahmen des Projekts eine Reihe von Publikationen und ein "Manifest", die als pdf-Dateien heruntergeladen werden können. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
ST-EAP is a platform for the advancement of EU-sub-Saharan-Africa scientific and technological (S&T) co-operation. The geographical focus is sub-Saharan Africa. ST-EAP aims to heighten awareness of European funding mechanisms and S&T co-operative instruments that support the creation of African/European consortia. In particular, ST-EAP seeks to create an increased awareness of the role of the European Union's Framework Programmes (FPs). ... [according to site editor's information]
The EuroAfriCa-ICT project aims at promoting and supporting the development of strategic cooperation on ICT research between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa and between Europe and the Caribbean. It organises "coopertion summits", "awareness workshops", "concertation meetings" and supports the development of strategic partnerships and flagship cooperation projects based in particular on the implementation and development of a EuroAfriCa-ICT database. The project consists of a consortium of 9 partners in Europe, sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
This website supports the policy dialogue on S&T for agricultural and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. It enables the ACP scientific community - primarily agricultural research and development scientists and technologists, policy makers, farmers and other stakeholders and actors - to share and review results of national and regional efforts and collaborate to harness science and technology for the development of agriculture in their countries. ... [according to site editor's information]