This edition takes a closer look at burning issues like child soldiers, Liberia and a new AU financing model.
The clock is ticking for the AU to establish a Continental Free Trade Area, but many obstacles still remain.
The PSC discussed the use of child soldiers – a burning issue in war zones like South Sudan.
With a crowded starting line in Liberia’s electoral race, coalition politics will be key.
The new ﬁnancing model of the AU is an opportunity for member states to pay their dues regularly and on time.
Prof Eddy Maloka, CEO of the African Peer Review Mechanism, tells the PSC Report his organisation can help The Gambia get back on track after two decades of dictatorship.
The publication of the PSC Report is made possible through support from the Hanns Seidel Stiftung and the Government of The Netherlands. The ISS is also grateful for the support of the following members of the ISS Partnership Forum: the governments of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the USA.
Download the full report here:Peace and Security Report 89-1