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Ramaphosa Must Tell G7 — You've Supported Victims of Ukraine War, Now Support Those in Africa

Just as G7 hosts, Germany, and its European counterparts benefited from Marshall Plan investment after the second world war, the richest countries must now support global recovery by investing in four key areas.When President of ...

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Press Release: The Fifth Edition of the African Transitional Justice Forum 2021

 The Fifth Edition of the African Transitional Justice Forum reviews TJ mechanisms to secure and build the Africa we want. The African Union Commission (AUC) Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) and the Centre ...

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Where Are the Women? The AU Mirrors Africa's Burden of Patriarchy

The African Union (AU) stands divided as Israel has been granted observer status in the continental body with angry outbursts and finger-pointing over their treatment of Palestinians. While that debate rages, African leaders seem to ...

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Press Statement: CSVR Expresses Concern over Unconstitutional Change of Power in Guinea

African leaders should take the lead in condemning unconstitutional change of power in Guinea.As Guinea Conakry faces a future run by the military following a coup in that country, the Centre for the Study of ...

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Youth Inclusion in Socio-Economic and Livelihood Programmes: Potential for Fostering Social Cohesion and Violence Prevention in East and Southern Africa

In collaboration with the Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS), Kenya, CSVR has been conducting research on the role of public employment and livelihood support programmes in fostering greater youth social and economic ...

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Enlivening Transitional Justice within the African Union's Agenda of Silencing the Guns: Looking Beyond 2020

The African Union (AU) declared 2020 the year of “Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development.” The motivation for this theme was to provide impetus for activities to advance the 2013 Solemn Declaration ...

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