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Book review: Reflections on Africa’s Place in the World. 2020

The conference seeks to engage on several questions: is there a rebirth of Pan-Africanism, what does it look like, who are the future bearers and how do they deal with the issues faced by Africans in the 21st Century? Reading MISTRA’s most recent publication, Reflections on Africa’s Place in the World. 2020. Edited by Laurence Caromba and Y Abba Omar, these questions were debated.
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The ANC’s International Relations: Navigating a Changing International Strategic Landscape

This dialogue seeks to analyse the historical and contemporary role of the African National Congress (ANC) in shaping South Africa's international relations. It comes at an opportune moment with the Party going into a National Policy Conference (NPC) at the end of July 2022.

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Public Dialogue Invitation: The ANC’s International Relations: Navigating a Changing International Strategic Landscape

The following dialogue seeks to analyse the historical and contemporary role of the African National Congress (ANC) in shaping South Africa’s international relations. It comes at an opportune moment with the Party going into a National Policy Conference (NPC) at the end of July 2022.

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LISTEN: The African Union’s twentieth anniversary: a stock-take

In a recent episode of IGD Strategic Dialogue with guest Carien du Plessis, we take stock of wins and stumbles in the AU’s twenty-year history, we gauge what is likely to dominate the agenda, and perhaps what is likely to be kept on the back burner, or at least where we will see slow progress.

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Charting a path towards a prosperous Zimbabwe: What role for South Africa and SADC?

Following SADC's pledge of solidarity and efforts towards the lifting of remaining sanctions on Zimbabwe, the following dialogue examines practical steps towards a normalisation of relations between Zimbabwe and some of its partners in Europe and the United States. Watch recording.

South Africa in the World: Investment and foreign policy objectives, are they fit for purpose?

Reflecting on 2021's investment trajectories and foreign policy, the IGD hosted, with support from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, a public dialogue as part of its flagship project South Africa in the World. Click to watch.

ZOONOTICA: An IGD Series on Reimagining Post-Pandemic International Relations

Introduction

The international relations of the Covid-19 pandemic, with its dystopian overtones forces all of us to begin doing a rethink of the global and regional politics and economics of the world we live in and its cultural dimensions that have brought us to this point.

Join the Institute for Global Dialogue as we interrogate and dive deep into a post-pandemic terra nova, convening a diverse range of expert voices from perspectives such as contemporary politics, international relations, economics, science, ICT, culture, geopolitics, scenario planning, risk analysis and so much more.

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Africa Update: Ethiopia - SAfm 17 July 2020

Commentaries on the GERD Nile dispute on SAfm by Faith Mabera Senior Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue

Africa Update: Ethiopia - SAfm 23 July 2020

Commentaries on the GERD Nile dispute on SAfm by Faith Mabera Senior Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue

VIDEOS

The ANC’s International Relations: Navigating a Changing International Strategic Landscape

Zoom recording from Jul 25, 2022 16:49

Charting a path towards a prosperous Zimbabwe: What role for South Africa and SADC?

Zoom recording from May 23, 2022 10:43

South Africa in the World: Investment and foreign policy objectives, are they fit for purpose?

The IGD hosted, with support from the FES, a public dialogue as part of its flagship project South Africa in the World.

Webinar Recording - ANC International Relations Dialogue Series

This series seeks to analyse the historical and contemporary role of the African National Congress (ANC) in international relations.

South Africa in the World 2021: Statecraft in African Affairs

The Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD) hosted its South Africa in the World public dialogue on 16 September 2021, 11:00-12:30 (SAST)

Chile’s New Constitutional Process: What Lessons from South Africa?

Webinar hosted by the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies within the Institute for Global Dialogue ...

How much has Africa been held back by illicit financial outflows?

Africa lost $836bn between 2000 and 2015 in what’s being termed ‘illicit capital flight’.

Outcomes of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly: Sanusha Naidu

The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly's wrapped up on Tuesday. The annual general debate tackled issues such as the need for...

Sanusha Naidu discusses South Africa's approach to COVID19

Sanusha Naidu, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Global Dialogue, unpacks #SouthAfrica's thinking around the relaxing of #lockdown measures...

The African Response to COVID-19

Department of International Relations and Cooperation

COVID-19 and Impact on Value Chains: The Role of BRICS

Online round table “Risks to the functioning of the value chains in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: how can the BRICS countries respond?”

Interviews from Caracas: Africa's Response to COVID-19 (Africa Month)

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Post-COVID-19: Implications for International Cooperation

The world is working on mitigating the enormous challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Philani Mthembu and Sanusha Naidu sharing insights on ‘The Pandemic in Africa: Local and Global Strategies’: Panel Discussion hosted by the Global Research Forum on Diapora and Transformation (GRFDT), virtual network based in Mumbai.

The Pandemic in Africa: Local and Global Strategies: Panel Discussion

Dr Mthembu examined South Africa's response to the Crisis and the implications this has for the migrant community.

The Pandemic in Africa: Local and Global Strategies: Panel Discussion

Ms Naidu explored the international dimension of the Pandemic on the institutional architecture of the global multilateral system.

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