|IA FORUM ARTICLES|
|IA Forum speaks with Dr. Barbara Harrell-Bond (Founder of Refugee Studies Center at Oxford University) about refugee migration. (IA-Forum, 11/29/2010)|
|The Forum Fall 2010 Issue: Migration|
|Fall Issue of The Forum, featuring experts from around the world discussing economic, regional, and general issues surrounding Migration. (11/09/2010)|
|IA Forum speaks with E.J. Hogendoorn, International Crisis Group, Horn of Africa Project Director, about al-Shabaab transnational attacks and Somalia. By Matthew Bush. (IA-Forum, 08/10/2010)|
|Author examines reconstruction progress in post-conflict Liberia, across several sectors. By Dr. Augustine Konneh. (07/12/2010)|
|HIV/AIDS and Human Security: A Focus on Women and Economic Security in Southern Africa|
|Author analyzes the AIDS/HIV issue in southern Africa and offers policy recommendations towards combating its effect there. By Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah, PhD. (04/21/2010)|
|In a preview of our upcoming special report, Dr. Arvind Panagariya discusses COP15 and balancing India's policies on climate change and economic growth. By M. Patel. (12/14/2009)|
|Dr. Kamal El Kheshen, Vice President of the African Development Bank discussses the trade-off between climate change policies and economic growth policies in Africa. By M. Patel. (12/10/2009)|
|IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Waheed, Vice President of Maldives, about the tradeoff between climate change policy and economic growth policy. (IA-Forum, 12/05/2009)|
|IA Forum speaks with Professor Douglas P. Fry about his book Beyond War, and his research disputing the notion of man's warlike nature. (06/11/2009)|
|Crisis of Value|
|Paper that examines the current global financial crisis and bailout. By Darlington Chisenga. (05/05/2009)|
|Combating Terrorism in East Africa: An Economic Approach|
|Author presents economic approaches to combat Islamist terrorism in East Africa. By Matthew Bush. (09/15/2010)|
|IA-Forum speaks with Amb. David Shinn, former U.S. ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia, about the current situation in Zimbabwe. By Kathryn Kersavage (07/10/2008)|
|International Affairs Forum discusses the upcoming presidential election in Zimbabwe, and the current economic crisis, with Assistant Professor Elke Zuern. By Vanessa Kortekaas (IA-Forum, 03/06/2008)|
|International Affairs Forum speaks with Victoria Graham of the University of Johannesburg about the recent Zimbabwean elections and the country's suspension from the Commonwealth of African Nations. By Tarun George (IA-Forum, 03/04/2008)|
|IA-Forum discusses issues surrounding the United Nations with Gillian Martin Sorensen, Senior Advisor at the United Nations Foundation and national advocate on U.N.-related issues. By S.R. Brophy. (7/27/2007)|
|IA Forum speaks with Paul Collier, director of Oxford University's Centre for the Study of African Economies, and the author of the book 'The Bottom Billion.' By Jason Miks. (08/20/07)|
|IA-Forum Interview: Carin Norberg|
|IA-Forum speaks with Carin Norberg about the development challenges of African countries and the role of The Nordic Africa Institute and Africa- Scandinavia relationships. By Ngoasong Michael Zisuh. (IA-Forum, 3/17/2006)|
|Lecture Notes: Avoiding a Water War in the Nile Basin, David Shinn|
|Notes from a lecture by former Ambassador David Shinn regarding water issues in the Nile basin. From the Director’s Colloquia Series,
Los Alamos National Laboratory. (3/16/2006)|
|Is the triangle of Somalia, Kenya, and Ethopia an impending crisis area? By Abukar Arman.|
|A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012)|
|Author analyzes the marginalization of the Somali intellectual class and its effects. By Abukar Arman (12/22/2011)|
|Author provides positive analysis for African development and proposes changes that must be made as well. By Eugene Nyambal. (11/04/2010)|
|Author presents case fo abating terrorism in East Africa through economic growth. By Matthew Bush. (IA-Forum, 10/02/2010)|
|Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009)|
|A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009)|
|Author discusses placement of the African exhibit within the British Museum and how it may represent to some, a broader picture. By William Sapp. (07/21/2008)|
|Keeping the planet green takes shades of grey, not black-and-white. In Ghana, one shade of grey to be reckoned with is the African Elephant, that noble beast protected by international treaties from hunting, harvesting, or poaching. By George A. Pieler & Jens F. Laurson (09/02/2008)|
|Explores peacekeeping efforts by the African Union and United Nations; and provides a solution to optimize effectiveness in the short term. By Runa Reta. (09/20/2007)|
|Discusses financial transparency issues facing G8 and African leaders. By Akere Muna, President Pan African Lawyers Union and Vice Chair Transparency International. (06/07/2007)|
|Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should not. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (first published on Business Day (SA), 09/01/2006)|
|The moral case for ending assistance to Africa. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published on Reason Online, 03/10/2006)|
|Launching the Trade Liberation Movement|
|The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (IA-Forum, co-published with Institute for Policy Innovation, 02/21/2006)|
|Author discusses private military firms (PMFs) in Africa and issues concerning their involvement there. By Shaun Randol. (02/04/2009)|
|UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Global Sustainability presents its report containing 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and to mainstream it into economic policy as quickly as possible. (01/30/2012, United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability (2012).)|
|Rio+20 must launch SDGs to guide countries through complex development challenges, argues Colombian ministry official Paula Caballero Gómez. (05/24/2012, SciDev.Net)|
|Besides the well-known building in Manhattan, the UN has three other main HQs, one of them in Vienna, where nine important organisations do the practical work. By Anne-Cécile Robert (June 2012, Le Monde)|
|Understanding the present in the light of the past, we see only the problems, resulting in gloom. But understanding the present in the light of the future compels us to evolve and see the opportunities it points to. By Mikhail Gorbachev (Green Cross International)|
|Article discussing the development of Africa using alternative approaches other than "foreign aid".
By Kwabena Amponsah-Manager
|By Ugo Daniels
Article on the factors inhibiting a United States of Africa.
|Article offering policy measures for improvement of South Sudan's economy.
By Jeremy Hance
|Article on the factors that guide the United State's relationship with Egypt.
By ROSS DOUTHAT
|By Dick Morris0
Article spelling out measures that ought to be adopted by Washington inorder to prevent the fall of Egypt.
|Article assessing Mubarak’s dilemma, that is staying with the siege and hoping America will reward him with Gamal’s succession; while flouting change may imperil Gamal’s survival.
By ALASTAIR CROOKE
(New York Times, 06/09/2010)|
|Article analysing the role of the international community on Cote D 'Ivoire's crisis.
Penname: Transient Justice
( GhanaWeb, 01/24/2011)|
|Article evaluating the repercussion's of Ghana and the World's stance on the Ivorian election results.
BY SAMUEL ADJEI SARFO
|Article on gender based violence and suggestions on how it can be mitigated.
By Congressman Donald Payne (D-NJ) and Dr. Helene Gayle (President and CEO of CARE)
|Article analysing the World Bank's support of palm oil cultivation in Nigeria's economy.
By THOMPSON AYODELE
(The New York Times, 10/15/2010)|
|By Ernest Harsch
Article on the strength and weaknesses of Africa's investment environment.
(Africa Recovery, Vol.13#2-3, 09/99, page 26 )|
|Article analysing China's Africa developmental strategyand lessons for Westerners in courting Africa.
By Victoria Hargis
(Harvard Political Review, (03/ 31/ 2010)|
|Article offering an alternative view for analysing the 'Blood Diamond's Myth).
By Ronnie from Botswana
(Africa Through the Looking Glass,04/11/2010)|
|Article providing information on Guinea's fledgling democracy.
By Roland Marke
|Article providing insight on factors that contributed to the bomb explosion at Abuja.
By Ike Okonta
(Open Society Foundation, 10/28/ 2010)|
|Article offering insights on the challenging and dire circumstances women, especially African and Asian women endure.
|Article on reasons behind China's interest in Africa and lessons that the West can draw from this interaction.
By Victoria Hargis
(Harvard Political Review, 03/31/2010)|
|Article analysing the lack of effective strategies by the West in tackling Africa's developmental challenges.
(The Stanford Daily,11/10/2010)|
|Article suggesting appropriate measures for dealing with corruption in Kenya.
By Mugambi Kiai
(Open Society Foundations,11/8/2010)|
|Article analyzing post-independence problems in Africa.
By Pierre Englebert
(New York Times, 06/11/2010)|
|Article on the intralationship between governance and business.
By Carol Pineau
|Article analysing China's investment in Africa.
|Article analysing the potential of Africa's economies.
By Celia W. Dugger
(The Hindu, 06/25/2010)|
|Article analysing the lack of indepth coverage and analysis of Africa's conflicts by the mainstream media.
By Anup Shah
(Global Issues, 05/12/2010)|
|Article detailing the Africa's achievements in gender equality.
By Thalif Deen
|The question looming at Rio is whether the voluntary, bottom-up approach to global environmental governance will show any more promise. By Stewart M. Patrick (03/30/2012, Council on Foreign Relations)|
Artcile on China's long term strategic foreign policy regarding Africa, and it's consequences.
( TradeReform, 03/28/2011)|
|Article analysing risks of Ivory Coast's elections crisis escalating into a civilian war.
(Foreign Policy, 01/31/2011)|
|By Donna Murphy
Article suggesting the adoption of precautionary measures by international organizations, when dealing with Ivory Coast.
(04/01/2011, Digital Journal)|
|Article on human rights violations prevailing in Rwanda prior to it's presidential elections.
By Georgianne Nienaber
|Article on the opportunities available in Africa. By Booker Rising (Center Movement. Org,06/02/ 2010)|
|Article assessing the effects of corruption in Nigeria and measures that are being implemented to fight it. By Ishola Micheal
(Nigerian Tribune, 05/14/2010)|
|Article beseeching equality for the gay , lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community in South Africa. By Desmond Tutu. (03/12/ 2010, The Washington Post)|
|Eco-efficiency concepts should explicitly include social as well as economic and environmental criteria in agricultural output. By S. E. Park, S. M. Howden, S. J. Crimp, D. S. Gaydon, S. J. Attwood and P. N. Kokic. (Crop Science - 03/05/2010)|
|Efforts by the Chadian and Sudanese governments to mend their relations will only have a positive impact on the security situation in Darfur if each government takes positive steps to resolve their internal conflicts, which are primarily rooted in ethnic and racial antagonism. By Amanda Hsiao. (EnoughProject.org - 02/17/2010)|
|With the world facing innumerable political and humanitarian crises, Mwangi S. Kimenyi of the Brookings Institution explains why we must fix the failed state of Somalia.|
|Alex Evans, Bruce Jones and David Steven discuss risks to the process of globalization and new ideas on how to make it ‘more resilient’. (Brookings Institution, 01/26/2010)|
|Exploring the role of bilateral donors and conditional aid in Mozambique’s successful post-war peace process. By Carrie Manning and Monica Malbrough. (Journal of Modern African Studies - 2010)|
|It is extraordinarily likely that the leaders meeting in Copenhagen will agree to something and congratulate themselves for it. For it to be meaningful, there are some challenges an agreement would have to overcome. By Philip I. Levy. (ForeignPolicy.com/AEI, 12/09/2009)|
|Water supply infrastructure improvement is vital to protect both business interests and the World's poor. (Lloyd's - 12/08/2009)|
|Paul Krugman examines climatologist James Hansen's inability to link climate policy with economic policy. By Paul Krugman. (The New York Times, 12/07/2009)|
|Article analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of Nigeria's political system.
By Stephanie Hanson
(Council on Foreign relations,04/12/2007)|
|The recent revelations from East Anglia show that what's really at work is a very large clique of scientists is attempting to excommunicate perceived heretics for reasons that have more to do with psychology and sociology than physics or climatology. By Jonah Goldberg. (USA Today, 12/01/2009)|
|What are the current roadblocks to an HIV Vaccine being made on a widescale basis? By Peter Dizikes. (MIT News)|
|Rwandan President praises the way Africa does business in Africa as a way of promoting infrastructure, capital inflows, and development, as opposed to U.S. foreign aid. (BBC News October 11, 2009)|
|Article gives insight on chronic ailments gaining a foothold in Africa. By Michelle Holmes and Shona Dalal(Boston.com, 08/17/2009)|