Sub-Saharan Africa

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    • Event

    U.S. Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration and Refugee Services: Trip to Africa

    • September 12, 2000
    • Washington, D.C.

    The Great Lakes Region of Africa has the greatest need of humanitarian aid yet receives the lowest proportion of resources relative to that need. Bishop Phillip Straling, Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Wenski, Father Michael Perry, and Lacy Wright discussed their recent trip to the region in a talk moderated by Kathleen Newland.

    • Op-Ed

    Message to the US Congress: It's the World, Stupid

    Time and again, US officials have stated that they do not want America to become the policeman of the world. Yet the one institution that can help the United States from being placed in that role-the United Nations-has been treated shabbily by the United States. The United States must re-affirm the UN’s mission with concrete action, beginning with the payment of long-overdue UN dues.

    • Op-Ed

    Democratic Reversals

    • Marina Ottaway
    • July 01, 2000
    • Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

    Democratic transformations are never simple, linear processes. If it wants to promote democracy, the international community will have to accept the messy, compromise–driven policymaking process with which the citizens of democratic countries are familiar.

    • Event

    Sanctions Decade: Assessing UN Strategies in the 1990s

    During the 1990s, more than fifty new episodes of sanctions occurred. The conventional wisdom is that sanctions are ineffective and merely serve to placate public demands for action. David Cortright and George Lopez presented the findings of their book, The Sanctions Decade: Assessing UN Strategies in the 1990s, which develops a set of criteria for judging the full impact of sanctions.

    • Op-Ed

    Think Again: Africa

    Much of the world sees Africa as one of two extremes. Either it is a continent beset by genocidal warfare, corrupt leaders, and rampant poverty or it is a region that is about to enter a renaissance. But Africa is neither on the verge of widespread anarchy nor at the dawn of democratic and economic renewal.

    • Event

    New Wars and New Leaders in Africa

    Face-to-Face Discussion moderated by Ambassador Donald McHenry, Georgetown University. Featured speakers included Princeton University Professor Jeffrey I. Herbst and Carnegie Endowment Senior Associate Marina Ottaway.

    • Op-Ed

    Personal View: Keep Out of Africa

    For lasting peace, the colonial powers must leave the warring nations of Africa to find their own solutions: most conflicts are about internal failure, not simple border quarrels.

    • Event

    What Kabila is Hiding: Civilian Killings and Impunity in the Congo

    The Carnegie Endowment hosted a breakfast briefing with representatives from Human Rights Watch Africa.

Carnegie Experts on
Sub-Saharan Africa

  • expert thumbnail - Brechenmacher
    Saskia Brechenmacher
    Fellow
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Saskia Brechenmacher is a fellow in Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, where her research focuses on gender, conflict, and governance, as well as trends in civic activism and civil society repression.
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    Frances Z. Brown
    Fellow
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Frances Z. Brown is a fellow with Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, who arrived at Carnegie after fifteen years as a USAID official, White House staffer, and non-governmental organization practitioner. She writes on conflict, governance, and U.S. foreign policy.
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    Steven Feldstein
    Nonresident Fellow
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Steven Feldstein is a nonresident fellow in Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, where he focuses on issues of democracy, technology, human rights, U.S. foreign policy, conflict trends, and Africa.
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    Matthew T. Page
    Nonresident Scholar
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Matthew T. Page is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
  • expert thumbnail - Quarcoo
    Ashley Quarcoo
    Visiting Scholar
    Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Ashley Quarcoo is an international development practitioner and visiting fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Rexon Y. Ryu
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Ryu is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he leads an initiative focused on the intersection of diplomacy, technology, and innovation.
  • expert thumbnail - Stanton
    Charlotte Stanton
    Director
    Silicon Valley Office
    Charlotte Stanton is the inaugural director of the Silicon Valley office of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as well as a fellow in Carnegie’s Technology and International Affairs Program.

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