Entries by GovInn

African Union–EU Relations, Regional Partnerships for Actorness in Effective Global Governance (AUROROA)

GovInn and the European Studies Association of Sub-Saharan Africa (ESA-SSA) in the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and Carleton University, Canada, are pleased to announce that we have been granted funding from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union for our Jean Monnet Project ‘African Union–EU relations, regional partnerships for actorness in effective global governance’ (AURORA).

Journal Article: “Post-normal times: re-thinking the futures of the EU-Africa relationship”

GovInn researchers Dr Robin Bourgeois, Dr Frank Mattheis and Dr John Kotsopoulos have contributed a journal article to the European Journal of Futures Research titled “Post-normal times: re-thinking the futures of the EU-Africa relationship”.  The article is part of the Centre’s EU-Africa Relations in a Changing Global Order (ERGO) and Futures of EU-Africa Relations: Lessons from scenario-building (FEARLESS), which is funded by European Commission’s Erasmus+ Jean Monnet programme. 

Fostering Innovation through Diversity: Japan’s demographic dynamics, 19 September 2020

On 19 September 2020, GovInn Director Dr Chris Nshimbi participated in a webinar titled “Fostering Innovation through Diversity: Japan’s demographic dynamics”, hosted by the Centre for Japanese Studies (CJS) at the University of Pretoria and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University. The webinar was opened by Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria,  Professor Tawana Kupe. […]

BOOK: Migration Conundrums, Regional Integration and Development

Dr Inocent Moyo, GovInn Director Dr Chris Nshimbi and Dr Jussie Laine have recently published an edited volume titled “Migration Conundrums, Regional Integration and Development: Africa-Europe Relations in a Changing Global Order”. The book has been published by Springer Nature. The book is the outcome of an African-Europe relations migration project funded by Erasmus+, in […]

ARTICLE: “Why the African Union has failed to ‘silence the guns’. And some solutions”, The Conversation, 30 June 2020

On 30 June 2020, GovInn Director Dr Chris Nshimbi published an article for The Conversation titled “Why the African Union has failed to ‘silence the guns’. And some solutions”. The article examines the 2013 African Union agreement to remove the burden of conflict from the next generation, and in 2016 this agreement was included in the Lusaka Road Map, with 2020 set as the deadline for ending conflict on the continent.