Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; 

School of Advamced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; 

Foundation for World Wide Cooperation

"Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges" is a follow up to last year's Conference in Bologna. This Conference aims to bolster African initiatives toward unity, integration, and prosperity. Also, at issue will be the role of actors such as the United Nations, African Union, European Union, and the United States and China governments. 

Read "Trade & Economic Development" by Wilson Center Scholars, William Krist and John Sewell by clicking here. Also, read "Peace, Security & Democracy," "A Challenge - The Arab Spring and its Ramification on the Continent" by Ambassador Ahmed Haggag and "Africa's Infrastructure Regional Challenges and Opportunities" by Tanya Konidaris and Clare Allenson here. These discussion papers were presented at Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges, a conference co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Africa Program.