ReportNov 4, 2021
What future for the Western Sahel?
By Richard Cincotta and Stephen Smith
The Western Sahel is in a demographic impasse. To work their way out of this dilemma, Sahelian governments must shift a significant part of their development focus and funding to policies and programs aimed at preventing adolescent marriages and childbearing, promoting girls’ education, securing women’s participation in public- and private-sector workplaces, and achieving small, healthy, well-educated families.
MENASourceOct 7, 2021
Morocco and Israel are friendlier than ever thanks to the Abraham Accords. But what does this mean for the rest of North Africa?
By Karim Mezran, Alissa Pavia
The agreement between Israel and Morocco sparked a series of chain events in neighboring North African countries that will likely have lasting consequences on the economic, security, and socio-political relations in the region.
AfricaSourceSep 24, 2021
Make way for Wakanda: The UN Security Council needs an African seat
By Rama Yade
The Security Council was built on the principle of sovereignty and equality of all nations. Its democratization and reformation are overdue—and must consider Africa.
New AtlanticistAug 27, 2021
A cable from Mali: How to bring Bamako back from the brink
By Olivier-Rémy Bel, Petr Tůma
Against the backdrop of two coups, interethnic and terrorist violence moving south toward Bamako, and France shifting its posture in the Sahel, this could be the last chance to stabilize Mali.
Event RecapJun 29, 2021
Prof. Séverine Autesserre says that it’s time for the peacekeeping community to ‘walk the walk’ when it comes to localized peacebuilding
By Africa Center
On Tuesday, June 29, the Africa Center convened a private event with award-winning author Professor Séverine Autesserre for a discussion on localized peacebuilding and her new book, The Frontlines of Peace.