Online Africa Policy Forum

… is part of the Center for Strategic and International Studies CSIS; Washington/USA

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  • Each week, the Africa Policy Forum publishes an essay on a significant Africa policy topic and then opens that essay for comment and discussion in order to facilitate the Africa policy debate … (full text online Africa Policy Forum).
  • Conducting research and analysis on major elements of U.S. policy toward Africa that is centrist, activist, and forward looking … (Africa Program 1/2).

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Address CSIS: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA;
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Africa Program 2/2: … The core mission of the CSIS Africa Program is to conduct sustained and timely research and analysis on the major elements of U.S. policy toward Africa, with the aim of substantially shaping discourse in Congress, the executive branch, and among private interest groups.

The program fills a critical need in Washington for Africa policy analysis that is centrist, activist, and forward looking, defining what is at stake and offering policy recommendations that are timely, nonpartisan, and pragmatic.

The program’s substantive focus is forward looking, emphasizing new and emergent dimensions of U.S.-Africa policy, including U.S. policy to combat HIV/AIDS and infectious disease; priority conflict zones; critical bilateral relations; and rising U.S. energy and security interests. The program assembles a diversity of important U.S. interests from the human rights community, the corporate sector, relief organizations, congressional staff, administration officials, academics, and activists. The program also provides a platform to visiting African opinion leaders and seeks to integrate African perspectives into the Washington policy dialogue. The program is led by Jennifer Cooke, director … (full text).

Links:

CSIS Blog’s last article: Autocrats United? The Peace and Security Council of the African Union, by Paul D. Williams, March 16, 2010;

J. Stephen Morrison’s video: Symposium on Global Health Diplomacy, 21 October 2008, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Global Health Programme, part I, 19.50 min; part II, 10.50 min;

Scholarly articles on Symposium on Global Health Diplomacy.

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