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China's Engagement in Africa and the Middle East

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Week 16 Sep 2021

Recent years have seen a strengthening and growing momentum of the peace and security partnership between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN). While much has been said about improving the technical and operational aspects of the partnership, the political dimensions has to be discussed, namely: the lack of permanent African representation in the UN Security Council (UNSC), despite 70% of UNSC agenda topics relating to Africa, as well as the challenges of securing funding for African peace support operations (PSOs).


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OUR VISION:

...development of peaceful and friendly relations...promoting conditions of
stability and well-being.


Our Comprehensive Approach:

  • Connect

  • Consult

  • Coordinate   

OUR MISSION:

  • To monitor and assess the dynamics of NATO's operating environment by being a forum for engagement and information sharing.    

  • To inform operational and strategic leaders by enhancing our collective understanding and proactively shape NATO's decision-making.    

  • Provide NATO a strategic-level lens to better anticipate, preempt, limit, and overcome challenges.    

  • Be a positive force through confidence-building measures with non-military entities dedicated to long-term stability and prosperity for local populations in NATO's South.

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