Friday May 22, 2015

African Union Commission consultation with African Union member states of transitional justice is a 2011 report, published by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

From Executive Summary:

This report is a reflection of a 2 day expert consultation on Transitional Justice with African Union Member States organized by the Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), which took place from September 12-13, 2011, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The consultation comprised representatives of the following: AU Member States - Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and South Sudan; the Legal Counsel of the AUC, the Secretariat of the Panel of the Wise; UN Women ; Independent experts on transitional justice; and representatives from civil society.

(Source: African Union)

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Thursday May 21, 2015

Improving connectivity in the Asia Pacific Region: perspectives of the APEC Policy Support Unit is a 2013 report, published by the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

From the executive summary:

Connectivity has become an important issue for many international organizations in recent years. This report provides examples of concrete efforts and progress made within the APEC region by these organizations in 3 key areas: institutional, physical and people to people connectivity.

It also highlights key issues and challenges for these three aspects of connectivity and takes a look at the current state of connectivity in the region.

(Source: APEC)

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Tuesday May 19, 2015

Cities of tomorrow: challenges, visions and ways forward is a 2011 report by the European Union.

Europe is one of the most urbanized continents in the world today. More than 2/3 of Europe's population live in urban areas and the number of urban dwellers will continue to grow.

This report raises awareness of the possible future impacts of a range of trends, such as demographic decline and social polarization, and the vulnerability of different types of cities. It also highlights opportunities and the key role cities can play in achieving EU objectives - especially in the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy.

(Source: The European Union Bookshop)

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