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 A New Era of Ambitious Global Climate Action

A New Era of Ambitious Global Climate Action

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      8th November 2016 Nearly 200 countries will convene in Marrakesh, Morocco today to advance progress made on the Paris Agreement on climate change. Signed by 197... 

How the New Development Bank can change the way banks do business

How the New Development Bank can change the way banks do business

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      1st November 2016 In his mid-term budget speech last week, Minister Pravin Gordhan made some bold claims about infrastructure spending – R300-billion for transport... 

 A Blow to South Africa’s Soft Power: Leaving the ICC

A Blow to South Africa’s Soft Power: Leaving the ICC

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      25th October 2016 South Africans woke up on the morning of 21 October 2016 to the shocking announcement that the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation,... 

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 BRICS – the dream deferred, for now

BRICS – the dream deferred, for now 

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      20th October 2016 The commanding position that the BRICS economies once held in the post-global financial crises era legitimised their claims for more equitable... 

 New realities require new policy solutions

New realities require new policy solutions

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      13th October 2016 With 27,000 African savannah elephants a year illegally killed for their ivory, the species is in peril. Now international action at CITES and the... 

 US Elections 2016: the view from Africa

US Elections 2016: the view from Africa

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      11th October 2016 This year, an elevated level of press has surrounded the upcoming US general elections on 8 November, primarily because of the erratic and often... 

 There is good as well as bad news about the state of governance in Africa

There is good as well as bad news about the state of governance in Africa

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      7th October 2016 Declining safety and deterioration in the rule of law are holding back progress in governance in Africa. This is according to the latest Ibrahim... 

The unaccounted billions in international aid

The unaccounted billions in international aid

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      4th October 2016 South Africa has contributed billions of Rands in developmental assistance to the DRC. Yet according to traditional definitions of aid, these... 

 Can biofortified foods help Africa achieve food security?

Can biofortified foods help Africa achieve food security?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      29th September 2016 The upcoming 2016 World Food Prize will honour contributions in the field of biofortification. With almost one person in four being undernourished... 

 South Africa’s Commitment to Governance Reform: An Inconvenient Truth

South Africa’s Commitment to Governance Reform: An Inconvenient Truth

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      26th September 2016 Partnerships between government and civil society organisations (CSOs) can be volatile if not adequately nurtured, leading to mutual suspicion and... 

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