Foreign Voices 1|2015

Lessons learned from Ebola. The need for an Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Olawale I. Maiyegun

April 2015; 4 pages

Foreign Voices 1|2015 as pdf-file.

One important result of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the African Union’s determination to establish an Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). In this edition of Foreign Voices, Dr Olawale I. Maiyegun, Director for Social Affairs at the AU, outlines the strategic objectives, activities and operational structure as well as the funding of the planned center.

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UN Compact for Migration: Unresolved issues

NEW GG-SPOTLIGHT PUBLISHED

At a UN Summit in September 2016, the Heads of State and Government endorsed a commitment to achieve a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration by September 2018. How does the preparatory process look like? What are crucial issues still to be resolved? And what should the negotiators consider? Read the answers in this Global Governance Spotlight by Steffen Angenendt.

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