Black Monday Movement for Budget Justice in Uganda

Black Monday Movement for Budget Justice in Uganda

Join IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus, Advocacy Network for Africa (ADNA) and ActionAid USA for a discussion on Uganda with ActionAid Uganda’s Executive Director,Arthur Larok Arthur Larok is the Country Director of ActionAid Uganda, a national development...
Global Agenda 2014

Global Agenda 2014

The Institute for Policy Studies‘ Foreign Policy In Focus Co-Director Emira Woods will be a featured speaker at the University of Delaware “Global Agenda 2014” Speakers Series. Opening up the series, Emira will speak on “Global Demands,...
Thoughtworks Africa Cocktail Event

Thoughtworks Africa Cocktail Event

IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is honored to partner with ThoughtWorks for an evening with Pan-Africanist technologists spotlighting the power of technology to build a stronger Africa and a better world. FPIF joins in the call for technology leaders to...
Author Event: Gbagba: A Children’s Book

Author Event: Gbagba: A Children’s Book

Gbagba follows a few days in the life of Liberian twins, Sundaymah and Sundaygar, who leave their hometown of Buchanan to visit their aunt in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital. The twins encounter characters and have experiences that introduce them to the word gbagba,...
Congressional Briefing: Mali: The Road Ahead

Congressional Briefing: Mali: The Road Ahead

Mali Watch, a non-partisan coalition concerned about restoring peace, security, and democracy to the people of Mali, will host a Congressional Briefing focused on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Mali in the wake of the 2012 coup d’etat and...
New Policy Statement: A New Direction for U.S. Policy on Africa

New Policy Statement: A New Direction for U.S. Policy on Africa

A new statement spotlights three points of concern from members of the Africa Advocacy Network (ADNA): 1. Militarization of US policy toward Africa; 2. Food, Agricultural Investment, Land Grabs; 3. Financial Integrity and Economic Development. VIEW THE STATEMENT (PDF)...
What is The African Diaspora’s Responsibility Towards Africa?

What is The African Diaspora’s Responsibility Towards Africa?

WATCH LIVE on the IPS YouTube Channel! Over fifty years ago, the architects of African independence (Nkrumah, Nyerere, Lumumba, and many others) met in Accra, Tunis, and Cairo to discuss the way forward for Africa. The discussion then focused on post-colonial Africa...
Brown Bag: Kenya Post-Election

Brown Bag: Kenya Post-Election

Irũngũ Houghton is a founder of ActionAid USA, and a current member of the Board of Directors. He has extensive work experience in Africa, North America and other countries worldwide. As Oxfam Pan Africa Director, he was instrumental in...
Africa and The Global Arms Trade Treaty

Africa and The Global Arms Trade Treaty

Can an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) help? How can world leaders and national governments both within and without Africa best help leverage the ATT to help deal with existing small arms violence and prevent violence in the future? Join IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus for...