International Society for Strategic Studies / Africa / (ISSSA)

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1980, Oxford (UK), as Africa Society for Strategic Studies. Present name adopted and Statutes revised 28 Sep 1983.


Focus on: sources of regional conflict, inter and intra African conflict; significance of foreign intervention; impact of financial constraints; crisis control; international resolutions to conflict in Africa; African conflict resolution mechanisms; identification of areas of interdependence; striving for influencing decision-making bodies to recognize and protect legitimate rights and interests of Africans.

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Analyses conflict and conflict resolution in Africa; liaises with African governmental authorities to promote a wider distribution of information and views on conflict in the regions through publications; establishes scholarships and research grants for African researchers and students; contributes internationally to media organizations.


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Arabic, English, French, Swahili, Tigrinya, Zulu.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 71 countries
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Subjects *

  • Societal Problems
    • Emergencies
    • Dependence
  • Defence
    • Conflict
  • Government
    • Sanctions
  • Cybernetics
    • Control
  • Strategy
    • Strategy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate Action



Last News Received

27. Jul 2001
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