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As institutions mature, they should take stock to gear themselves for the future. Led by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, a process is under way at the African Union (AU) to do just that. How might this this reform drive affect the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), the continent’s voluntary governance promotion and assessment instrument?

Tuesday, 05 December 2017

2017 Youth Wildlife Forum

SAIIA, in collaboration with the US Mission to South Africa, will host a regional Wildlife Youth Forum on combatting wildlife trafficking and conservation.

An extraordinary group of high school learners from across the country will be presenting their research findings and recommendations on topics such as water scarcity, food security and illegal mining. These presentations will draw connections between local challenges and successes, as well as South African policies and international plans such as the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.

with Keynote address by Mr Michael Power, economist with Investec, on Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue: “Is the politics of populism trumping economics?"

Monday, 27 November 2017

An alternative path for Zimbabwe

Our Chief Executive Elizabeth Sidiropolous spoke to China Global Television Network (CGTN) Liu Xin about a possible presidential impeachment process in Zimbabwe and whether SADC-led mediation would be beneficial if civil unrest were to break out.

Friday, 24 November 2017

Unpacking COP23

Our climate change expert Romy Chevallier shares her insights how the US pulling out of the Paris Agreement impacts other countries and climate change in general.

Days after Zimbabwe was plunged into political crisis, our Deputy Chair Moeletsi Mbeki spoke to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour about the timing of the military’s intervention and whether South Africa had any muscle to intervene.