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Immunity Cannot Allow Impunity

Immunity Cannot Allow Impunity

Monday, August 4, 2014

By: Jon Temin

African leaders want to exempt themselves from prosecution for terrible crimes -- but new research shows their people aren't as forgiving as they might think. 

U.S. Africa Summit Leaders Face Weighty Agenda for Continent

U.S. Africa Summit Leaders Face Weighty Agenda for Continent

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

By: Viola Gienger

President Barack Obama and African leaders attending the first U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington next month face an array of factors undermining the democratic development and economic growth achieved on the continent in recent decades, according to three former high-level U.S. officials on Africa who spoke at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Considering the Lessons of Mandela’s Legacy and South Africa’s Reconciliation

Considering the Lessons of Mandela’s Legacy and South Africa’s Reconciliation

Thursday, January 16, 2014

By: USIP Staff

Though the politics and causes of conflicts differ significantly, the experience of South Africa’s peaceful, negotiated turn from racial apartheid to democratic majority rule suggests that a few principles exemplified by the late Nelson Mandela’s leadership are broadly applicable to other conflicts with hardened divisions, according to former participants in the South African transformation who gathered this week at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP).

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

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