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  • Africa and the United Nations Summit of the Future

    The upcoming United Nations Summit of the Future presents a critical opportunity for Africa to advocate for more inclusive and equitable global governance.

    July 09, 2024

    Two Decades of the African Peace and Security Architecture: Call for Reforms

    This article argues for the rethinking of the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) and calls for reforms in the wake of APSA’s 20th anniversary since its adoption. The article proposes the adoption of an APSA PLUS approach to allow for structured cooperation with other States and non-State actors beyond the African continent, as well as the expansion of the number and scope of the existing pillars from the current five to six. The findings of this article are intended to offer recommendations on key areas that could benefit from such efforts.

    January-February 2024

    India-Africa: Building Synergies in Peace, Security and Development

    • Publisher: Pentagon Press
      2024
    This book represents an effort to present views on peace, security and development partnership between India and the African countries. India and Africa both recognise that peace, security and development are intimately interwoven. While peace ensures opportunity for development, security enables as well as protects fruits of development. Africa is a continent which has witnessed many conflicts. However, Africa has also witnessed economic growth and political reform in the past decade. This volume brings together perspectives from Indian and African experts on diverse issues such as security, trade, development, conflict resolution, peacekeeping, terrorism and climate change. It will be of interest to students and researchers of African studies, India- Africa relations and security studies.
    • ISBN: 9788196872298 ,
    • Price: ₹ 1295/-
    2024

    Emerging Security Competition and Challenges in the Horn of Africa

    The Horn of Africa is experiencing a wave of geopolitical realignment even as territorial disputes, competition for scarce resources, among other challenges continue to remain dominant.

    April 19, 2024

    The Decline of ECOWAS’ Regional Influence

    The Economic Community of West African States has encountered significant challenges in its efforts to address the recent spate of military coups that have destabilised the region.

    March 21, 2024

    ECCAS Mediation in Gabon and Role of External Powers

    Russian influence in the Central African Republic (CAR) raises questions on the Economic Community of Central African States’ mediation efforts in Gabon, led by the President of CAR.

    September 29, 2023

    The China–Africa Peace and Security Forum: Practical Outcomes or Same Old Rhetoric?

    China’s security engagement in Africa has grown to encompass aspects relating to police and law enforcement cooperation, conflict mediation, and professional military education.

    September 06, 2023

    Nigeria and ECOWAS: Priorities and Challenges

    Nigeria's leadership of ECOWAS presents a pivotal opportunity to navigate the challenges related to coups and terrorism in the West African region.

    August 23, 2023

    Coup in Niger: Implications and Impact

    The coup in Niger has deep regional and international implications and may lead to increase in major power contestations in the region.

    August 22, 2023

    African Peace Mission to the Russia–Ukraine Conflict

    The African Peace Mission to Ukraine and Russia coincided with escalatory actions by both the antagonists.

    July 13, 2023

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