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ISS Weekly Issue 216, 2016
9 June 2016
ISS Weekly
9 June 2016
 
Mozambique
TALKING POINT
The resource curse comes to Mozambique
by Peter Fabricius

Mozambique is teetering on the brink of a major sovereign debt default, which has economic, developmental and security implications.

But perhaps the real question is, what does the crisis mean for ordinary Mozambicans?
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ISS Today
 
Blue economy
Blue economies: turning sunken costs into sunken treasure
by Timothy Walker
Environmental protection is the best way to ensure Africa's maritime domain becomes a source of health, wealth and prosperity.
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Niger Avengers
Boko Haram may not be Nigeria's biggest threat
by Simon Allison
Renewed attacks in the oil-producing Niger Delta region could spell disaster for Nigeria. Is President Buhari's response making things worse?
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Arms
New goals needed for global arms control
by Nelson Alusala
This week, UN members will review progress made in combatting the illicit weapons trade. Political commitment is a problem, but it's not the only one.
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Beaten bad
Stopping South Africa's cycles of violence
by Chandré Gould
SA's criminal justice system alone cannot break down cycles of violence. The solution should start with addressing social injustice.
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Events
 
Public Violence
Violent protests: examining SA's trends and responses
15 June 2016, Pretoria
Data from ISS' Public Violence Monitor will inform a debate on the latest trends.
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South Africa
Violence, economics and the future of the ANC
21 June 2016, Pretoria
This seminar presents the ISS' latest futures analysis on economics, politics and instability in South Africa up to 2024.
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WASH
WASH for Africa in 15 years?
28 June 2016, Pretoria
What can be done to reverse the likelihood that Africa fails to achieve this development goal?
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Publications
 
Public Violence
At the heart of discontent: measuring public violence in South Africa
by Lizette Lancaster
ISS' new research provides a more accurate picture of the nature and extent of public violence in South Africa.
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TfP
The 2015 SADC Election Guidelines: can they work?
by Kondwani Chirambo and Dimpho Motsamai
SADC’s new guidelines could transform election observation into a powerful tool for early warning and conflict prevention.
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ISS Opportunity
 
ISS
ISS Pretoria: Programme Manager, International Crime in Africa programme
The ISS is seeking a Programme Manager for its International Crime in Africa programme.
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