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Report on Webinar Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea 27 March 2023 at 14:49 | Africa, Transnational | Security & Conflict

Report on Webinar Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea

This webinar looks into the UN Security Council Resolution 2634, and the ways in which the international community and NATO could better support Maritime Security in the region.

Alternative Global Scenarios & African Futures 24 May 2023 at 12:35 | Africa | Security & Conflict, Socio Economic

Alternative Global Scenarios & African Futures

Dr. Jakkie Cilliers on the impact the current drift towards a divided world would have on Africa.


The CHIPS and Science Act wont build inclusive innovation ecosystems on its own

[ © Brookings ]

 Since the early 1980s, the U.S. has embraced a predominantly laissez faire approach to economic development. Recently, however, there has been a momentous shift to embrace place-based industrial policy and an intentional effort to reshore “critical industries” through a multitrillion-dollar wave of legislation, including the CHIPS and Science Act (CHIPS), Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).  

The Cost of Financing for Renewable Power

[ © International Renewable Energy Agency ]

 The cost of capital (CoC) for renewable power generation technologies is a major determinant of the total price to purchasers of renewable electricity. Both reliable data, and a deep understanding of the composition of the CoC and its drivers, are therefore critical information. Crucially, even small differences in the CoC that are not properly accounted for can result in misleading cost calculations and lead to poor policy making.  

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The NSD-S HUB supports NATO in enhancing understanding of the regional dynamics in Africa and the Middle East. This is achieved through horizon scanning, and researching challenges and opportunities which influence security and stability. In addition, the NSD-S HUB assists NATO in harmonizing their activities in the South. .

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