ISS Weekly Issue 211, 2016
5 May 2016
5 May 2016
TALKING POINT Will the Pan African Parliament ever be worthy of its name? by Peter Fabricius
Will the Pan African Parliament ever live up to its intended ambition to be a real continental legislature?
Or will it remain forever a glorified talk shop; a display of faux democracy?
Building the next generation of West African policy researchers
In partnership with the International Development Research Center, the ISS is preparing future human security experts.
Improving nuclear safety and security: lessons from the past
by Mothepa Shadung and Noël Stott
Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster, states around the world should take stock of global efforts to enhance nuclear safety and security.
Data key to unlocking Africa's development prospects
by Alanna Markle
Development indicators remain rooted in the West, but African states can change that by adopting innovative methods of data collection, management and analysis.
Beyond the ICC: how international criminal justice can thrive in Africa
by Allan Ngari
Africa's pursuit of international criminal justice has been precarious, but it's not all bad news.
View on Africa: Zuma on trial for corruption?
11 May 2016, online
What dynamics might affect the new prosecution head’s decision to put South Africa’s president on trial?
View on Africa: is access to justice in Africa a myth?
This briefing discussed whether African citizens can get justice for human rights violations through regional and national courts.
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