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ISS Weekly Issue 209, 2016
21 April 2016
ISS Weekly
21 April 2016
 
Libya
TALKING POINT
A turning point for Libya?
by Peter Fabricius

Many suspect that Prime Minister-designate Fayez al-Sarraj’s bold return is just a front for military intervention against IS.

But Sarraj had, at least, created the possibility of a different future for Libya.
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ISS Spotlight
 
Challenges
Equipping ISS leaders to take on global challenges
ISS Executive Director, Anton du Plessis, recently participated in Harvard Kennedy School's executive global leadership programme to help the ISS confront Africa's human security challenges.
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ISS Today
 
Voting
Switch off the lights, we're voting
by Liesl Louw-Vaudran
The blocking of social media and mobile phone communications around various African elections has become a worrying trend.
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Ruto
THINK AGAIN: In adversity there is opportunity for the ICC
by Simon Allison
Could the collapse of the Kenyan cases actually be a blessing in disguise for the ICC, at least in terms of its relations with African members states?
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Hawks
Why does SA's elite corruption-busting agency suffer from a credibility problem?
by Johan Burger
The Hawks will only become 'adequately' independent once its head is appointed via a transparent and competitive process.
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Thomas Kwoyelo
Kwoyelo in the dock: better justice delayed than no justice at all
by Ottilia Anna Maunganidze
After six years, Uganda will finally begin the prosecution of rebel commander Thomas Kwoyelo. Will justice now be served?
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Events
 
Disarmament
Providing proof: the future of nuclear disarmament?
28 April 2016, Pretoria
This roundtable considers disarmament verification as a way to end the current stalemate on eliminating nuclear weapons.
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UNSC
New actors, new thinking: moving UNSC reform forward
3 May 2016, Pretoria
Collective civil society action may provide answers for reforming the UN Security Council.
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Publications
 
PSC79
Peace and Security Council Report No 79
The PSC’s recent visit to Guinea-Bissau and its difficult intervention in Burundi come under the spotlight in this edition. It also contains an exclusive interview with Fred Gateretse, head of the AU’s Early Warning Division.
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PSC79-FR
Rapport sur le Conseil de paix et de sécurité 79
Cette édition traite de la récente visite du CPS en Guinée-Bissau et de la difficile intervention du Conseil dans le dossier burundais. Elle contient également une entrevue exclusive avec Frédéric Gateretse, chef de la division Alerte précoce de l'UA.
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Multimedia
 
Dlamini Zuma
View on Africa: looking back and moving forward at the AU
What challenges lie ahead for new AU PSC members, and what legacy will Dlamini Zuma leave behind as she steps down from her position as AU chairperson?
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