In 2020, as the Pacific Council celebrates its 25th anniversary, we want to increase our impact and ensure that the next generation of global leaders understands the importance of international engagement, writes Jerrold D. Green.
African governments can and should use public-private partnerships to reduce the financial gap between Africa’s economic development and investments, writes Aurelie Ngo Mambongo.
The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement constitutes an excellent strategy to develop Africa’s economy through its manufacturing sector, writes Aurelie Ngo Mambongo.
A new report by Pacific Council member Kathi Lynn Austin of the Conflict Awareness Project, Follow the Guns: An Overlooked Key to Combat Rhino Poaching and Wildlife Crime, demonstrates that disrupting the supply of weapons used in wildlife crime worldwide is a much-needed—and often overlooked—conservation tool.
The United States needs to offer African countries a compelling alternative if it is to counter China, writes Grant Harris.
Economic empowerment for women typically leads to political and social empowerment as well, CARE USA President and CEO Michelle Nunn told Pacific Council members in a discussion on International Women’s Day.
In response to the Nigerian government’s failure to provide basic services like safe water, several insurgent groups have arisen to take matters into their own hands, writes Marcus DuBois King.
Nelson Mandela’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission helped South Africa re-brand itself globally and gain respect, support, and legitimacy by enhancing its soft power, writes Sohaela Amiri.
Alexis Okeowo shares in her book a 21st century depiction of Uganda, Mauritania, Nigeria, and Somalia that is often difficult and disturbing—but also illuminating for practitioners in the international relations and conflict resolution fields, writes Kareena Kirlew.
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