- The critical link between resource plunder and illegal trade in wildlifeLanguage English Illegal trade in wildlife is no longer an abstract issue. Organized transnational as well as trans-regional environmental crimes are rapidly rising threats to the environment, to revenues from natural resources, to state security and to global sustainable development.
- Sustainable Development Goals: New targets hold promise for AfricaLanguage English The first draft of the world’s new development agenda – the Sustainable Development Goals – takes into account Africa’s interests, but not in the same way as the expiring Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) once did.
- African leaders laud Climate SummitLanguage English African leaders have welcomed the Climate Summit held at the United Nations in New York in September 2014, and say it increases the likelihood that a meaningful global climate agreement will be reached in Paris in 2015. The summit was hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to mobilize support for a strong climate […]