f="/web/19990128235756/http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN%253D1563243008/3989-6156877-408675">Africa's Wars and Prospects for
http:// face="Arial">by Raymond W.
Copson. Copson heads the Africa section of the
Congressional Research Service of the Library of
Congress. He says that the seemingly endemic wars
in African countries are only exacerbated by the
continent's continued poverty, but are ultimately
due to the failure of governments to respond to
the needs and demands of their people.
The Carter Center, Atlanta, USA
A nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute founded
by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter in 1982. The Center is dedicated
to fighting disease, hunger, poverty, conflict, and
Centre for Conflict Resolution
The Centre is based in
the Western Cape, but works nationally, in Southern
Africa and internationally to fulfill its mission.
Facilitation, mediation, trhttp://
and advocacy, with an emphasis on capacity building at
the grassroots level.
for Security Studies
Working to enhance
human security in Africa. This is achieved through
applied research and the dissemination of information
that can inform decisions on critical areas of
individual, national, regional and international
security. http://to democracy, good
governance and the promotion of common security.
International Crisis Group (ICG)
organisation committed to strengthening the capacity of
the international community to understand and respond to
impending crises. Teams of political analysts based on
the ground in countries at risks of crisis, produce
regular analythttp://ctical policy
recommendations targeted at key international
Peace and Reconciliation in Africa
This paper surveys the
trajectory of the peace and reconciliation motif; how it
was articulated within the rapidly changing scene in
http://ituated within the changing ecumenical
framework; how it has taken form in specific initiatives
and, finally, how it is manhttp://.
Southern Africa Peace Education Program
The main concern of
the Program is to promote and support the movements for
stability and justice in Southern Africa. The program
focuses on Southern Africa including South Africa and the
peacekeeping means the deployment of international
military and civilian personnel to a conflict area, with
the consent of the parties to the conflict, in order to:
stop or contain hostilities or supervise the carrying out
of a peace agreement.
US Institute of Peace, on Africa
The mission of the
United States Institute of Peace is to strengthen USA's
capabilities to promote the peaceful resolution of