About Africa

Most of CIP's work in the region focuses on security issues, security sector reform and illicit financial flows.

A Sustainable, Just and Peaceful World


Dec-09-2013 | Report

Find out how CIP can make a difference in facing some of the world's largest problems... Read More »

African Peace Facility Evaluation - Part 2: Annexes

By Nicole Ball

Nov-01-2013 | Report

Reviewing the overall implementation of the APF as an instrument for African efforts to manage conflicts on the continent... Read More »

Evaluation du Volet Gouvernance du Programme DSS

By Nicole Ball, Fabien Nsengimana

Oct-28-2013 | Report

This evaluation assesses the achievements of the governance component of the Burundi-Netherlands Security Sector Development Programme. It demonstrates the complexity of and importance of addressing governance related issues as part of security sector reform... Read More »

EU-Africa Summit: The sore case of illicit Financial Flows

By Christian Freymeyer

Apr-02-2014 | Article

True beneficial ownership transparency, including public registers, is vital to help realize more sustainable economies in Africa and Europe alike... Read More »

Obama’s Arms Sales Policy: Promotion or Restraint?

By William D. Hartung

Feb-06-2014 | Article

The United States is far and away the world’s leading arms trafficking nation, with $60 billion in arms transfer agreements last year alone... Read More »

Stop Dithering Over Military Aid to Egypt

By William D. Hartung

Aug-15-2013 | Article

By refusing to cut off military aid to Egypt, Obama is continuing the dangerous US policy of supporting dictatorships over democracy... Read More »

Financial Transparency Coalition Annual Conference 2014

Oct-14-14 | Lima, Peru

Mark your calendars for the Financial Transparency Coalition 2014 annual conference co-hosted by the Latin American Network on Debt and Development in Lima, Peru October 14-15... Read More »

Series Premiere: Years of Living Dangerously

Apr-10-14 | Showtime

From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, this groundbreaking documentary event series provides first-hand reports on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change... Read More »

Towards Transparency: Making the Global Financial System Work for Development

Oct-01-13 | Dar es Salaam

Illicit financial flows are one of the leading, and most under-appreciated, causes of poverty in the developing world... Read More »

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