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SAFPI Archive

SAFPI Notes

• SAFPI note 1
South Africa in the BRICS Forum: some follow-up points
09 May 2013
Author(s): Richard Humphries | Source: SAFPI

SAFPI Factsheet

• SAFPI Factsheet No 01
EU-South Africa Summit: factsheet
19 September 2012
SAFPI Compilation
• SAFPI Compilation No 04
SACU: keynote speeches from Ministerial strategic Retreat
14 September 2012
• SAFPI Compilation No 03
South Africa and regional integration: some IMF comments, data
14 September 2012
• SAFPI Compilation No 02
Socialist International: resolutions, Africa issues
14 September 2012
• SAFPI Compilation No 01
Outcomes of the Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
27 July 2012
| Source: FOCAC/SAFPI
SAFPI Commentary
• SAFPI Commentary No 05
Promoting the rule of law: Challenges for South Africa's policy
13 August 2012
Author(s): Henning Melber
• SAFPI Commentary No 04
Time for South Africa to stop sleep walking in Africa...
30 March 2012
Author(s): Sanusha Naidu and Jude Udo Ilo
• SAFPI Commentary No 03
South African foreign policy: time for bold ideas
16 February 2012
Author(s): Maxi Schoeman
• SAFPI Commentary No 02
Let us open the doors of exchange
16 February 2012
Author(s): Maxi Schoeman
• SAFPI Commentary No 01
IBSA on Iran - can we make a difference?
16 February 2012
Author(s): Maxi Schoeman

SAFPI Policy Briefs

• SAFPI Brief 56
Global Mandela: A complexity
19 December 2013
Author(s): Siphamandla Zondi | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 55
South Africa's role in the world: A public opinion survey
12 December 2013
Author(s): Janis van der Westhuizen and Karen Smith | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 54
The foreign policy environment in Nigeria and implications for Nigeria-South Africa relations: Baseline study
19 December 2013
Author(s): Osita Agbu, Emeka Okereke, Sharkdam Wapmuk and Bashiru Adeniyi | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 53
Citizen to citizen: challenges and solutions
30 November 2013
Author(s): Dianna Games | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 52
Can South Africa help Nigeria to industrialise?
30 November 2013
Author(s): Dianna Games | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 51
African solutions to African problems: South Africa's foreign policy
27 November 2013
Author(s): Laurie Nathan | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 50
Responses to the Observer Research Foundation's BRICS report
27 November 2013
Author(s): Jim O'Neill, Duncan Green and Lucy Corkin | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 49
eThekwini and beyond
23 October 2013
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay, Narnia Bohler-Muller (editors) | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 48
Move over BRICS and IBSA - MIKTA’s here!
22 October 2013
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 47
South Africa seems woefully unprepared to be an effective donor
01 October 2013
Author(s): Alexander O’Riordan | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 46
Do ordinary South Africans consider their country to be a ‘middle power’?
09 September 2013
Author(s): Janis van der Westhuizen and Karen Smith | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 45
Nigeria-South Africa baseline study: key findings
09 September 2013
Author(s): Dianna Games | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 44
Nigeria-South Africa baseline study
02 October 2013
Author(s): Dianna Games | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 43
South Africa’s foreign policy and Mozambique’s hydro-carbon economy
02 August 2013
Author(s): Alexander O’Riordan | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 42
Views from a scholarly journey ... into official development assistance strategic practices
02 August 2013
Author(s): Charmaine Williamson | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 41
South Africa north of the border: the South African Development Partnership Agency (SADPA)
02 August 2013
Author(s): Alexander O’Riordan | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 40
Launch of the Civil20, Moscow, Russia
31 July 2013
Author(s): Marianne Buenaventura Goldman | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 39
Namibia and the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
31 July 2013
Author(s): Henning Melber | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 38
South Africa and the United Nations intervention brigade: a commitment to peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo
31 July 2013
Author(s): Jan F. Mutton | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 37
BRICS long-term vision: The pygmy that gave rise to a giant
31 July 2013
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 36
Long-term visioning for BRICS - and IBSA?
19 June 2013
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 35
Russia: raising arms sales
21 May 2013
Author(s): Kester Kenn Klomegah | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 34
Riding the Tiger: how South Africa could take advantage of China’s plan for a multi-polar world order
15 May 2013
Author(s): Steven C.Y. Kuo | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 33
Mali: 'The problem is not the North, its the South'
15 May 2013
Author(s): Laurie Nathan | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 32
BRICS and Africa: a meeting of preparation and opportunity?
26 March 2013
Author(s): Candice Moore | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 31
The African Union Summits in 2013: Pan-Africanism and African renaissance? (part 3)
26 March 2013
Author(s): Siphamandla Zondi | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 30
Solidarity triumphs over democracy: the dissolution of the SADC court
28 March 2013
Author(s): Laurie Nathan | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 29
Reflecting on the SADC Tribunal: a missed opportunity?
28 March 2013
Author(s): Judge Ariranga G. Pillay | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 28
The African Union Summits in 2013: towards a second transition (part 2)
11 March 2013
Author(s): Siphamandla Zondi | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 27
The African Union Summits in 2013: towards a second transition (part 1)
21 February 2013
Author(s): Siphamandla Zondi | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 26
Election of new members at some African Union organs and institutions
21 February 2013
Author(s): Ibrahima Kane | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 25
Providing development aid to Africa : comparing South Africa with China, India and Brazil
20 February 2013
Author(s): Elling N. Tjønneland | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 24
Mali’s myriad challenges
21 February 2013
Author(s): Mathias Hounkpe | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 23
South Africa in the BRICS Forum
20 February 2013
Author(s): Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, with SAFPI | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 22
The Mali-Algeria crisis and the Western Sahara question
20 February 2013
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 21
Africa and the emerging powers: An evolving analytical inquiry?
22 February 2013
Author(s): Sanusha Naidu | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 20
India, South Africa and the IBSA-BRICS equations of 2013: Francis A. Kornegay responds to Samir Saran
02 January 2013
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 19
IBSA on the 10th Anniversary of the Brasilia Declaration
20 December 2012
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay | Source: SAFPI
• SAFPI Brief 18
China's foreign mineral adventures
19 December 2012
Author(s): Michael Komesaroff
• SAFPI Brief 17
South Africa's first five years on the United Nations Human Rights Council
19 December 2012
Author(s): Eduard Jordaan
• SAFPI Brief 16
'Chimerican' Transitions: Reading the tea-leaves for meaning
19 December 2012
Author(s): Francis A. Kornegay, Jr
• SAFPI Brief 15
The UNSC, the ICC and the (non) role of South Africa
25 October 2012
Author(s): Nicole Fritz
• SAFPI Brief 14
Commentary: The 5th European Union - South Africa Summit
22 October 2012
Author(s): Jan F Mutton
• SAFPI Brief 13
Options for guiding the future conduct of SA Inc on the African continent
25 October 2012
Author(s): Siphamandla Zondi
• SAFPI Brief 12
South Africa’s role in global promotion of Rule of Law: "Neither here nor there"
26 September 2012
Author(s): Nicole Fritz
• SAFPI Brief 11
Up in smoke: The SADC Tribunal and Rule of Law in the region
21 September 2012
Author(s): Nicole Fritz
• SAFPI Brief 10
Brazil and South Africa in Africa
14 September 2012
Author(s): Lucy Corkin
• SAFPI Brief 09
The BRICS, South Africa and dispute settlement in the WTO
14 September 2012
Author(s): Hilton E. Zunckel, Lambert Botha
• SAFPI Brief 08
Assessing the SADC summit in Maputo
14 September 2012
Author(s): Garth le Pere
• SAFPI Brief 07
South Africa's role in Africa: The view from Beijing
13 August 2012
Author(s): Steven C.Y. Kuo
• SAFPI Brief 06
How well does the G20 reflect African interests and priorities? Some thoughts following the Los Cabos, Mexico summit
13 August 2012
Author(s): Daniel Bradlow
• SAFPI Brief 05
Back to Addis: was there a real “home advantage” for South Africa in Lilongwe?
11 July 2012
Author(s): Babatunde Fagbayibo, Patrick Mpedzisi
• SAFPI Brief 04
The South African Defence Review: a contrarian perspective
11 July 2012
Author(s): Tim Murithi
• SAFPI Brief 03
A short history of South Africa's relationship with the Democratic Republic of Congo: waiting, in vain, for the economic honeymoon?
11 July 2012
• SAFPI Brief 02
South Africa's Foreign Policy: An Assessment of the Draft White Paper and the ANC's Policy Document on International Relations
11 May 2012
Author(s): Mzukisi Qobo
• SAFPI Brief 01
From Addis to Malawi: South Africa's race for the AU commission post
02 March 2012
Author(s): Sanusha Naidu

SAFPI Commentary

Africa–BRICS cooperation: implications for growth, employment and structural transformation
04 April 2013
| Source: United Nation Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

South African government publications

The role of South African business in Africa: South African outward investment
21 November 2013
Author(s): Bobby Berkowitz, Yash Ramkolowan, Matthew Stern, Fouchè Venter and Melissa Webb | Source: NEDLAC
South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation: Vote 5
25 October 2013
| Source: South African National Treasury
DIRCO and ARF annual report 2012/13
23 October 2013
| Source: South African Parliament
South Africa's trade policy and strategic framework (TPSF)
06 September 2013
Author(s): Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry | Source: Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa
• Unlocking Africa’s growth potential: 21st Joseph Mubiru Memorial Lecture (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
29 August 2013
Author(s): Trevor Manuel | Source: Bank of Uganda
• National Assembly's Trade and Industry portfolio committee (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
16 August 2013
Author(s): Elaine Alexander, Nomaxabiso Majokweni, Peter Draper, Evans Chinembiri and Trudi Hartzenberg | Source: South African Parliament
South Africa and the BRICS: prospects for the future
26 April 2013
Author(s): Rob Davies | Source: Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR)
DIRCO briefing: human rights situation in Western Sahara
27 March 2013
Author(s): Ebrahim Ebrahim | Source: Parliamentary Monitoring Group
• Fifth BRICS Academic Forum: recommendations (1, 2)
18 March 2013
| Source: BRICS Academic Forum
Briefing on Swaziland
05 March 2013
Author(s): Jerry M Matjila | Source: South Africa, Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)
• Department of Trade and Industry (dti) updates on South Africa's trade diplomacy (1, 2)
19 February 2013
Author(s): Xavier Carim | Source: South Africa Department of Trade and Industry (dti)
Resolutions of the 53rd ANC National Conference: International relations
05 February 2013
| Source: African National Congress (ANC)
The ANC's International Relations sub-committee: report to 53rd National Conference
19 December 2012
Author(s): Gwede Mantashe | Source: African National Congress
• International Relations & Cooperation portfolio committee: documentation (1, 2)
22 October 2012
| Source: National Assembly
ANC policy conference resolutions on international relations
27 September 2012
| Source: African National Congress

• South African companies in security related activities and business (1, 2)
11 September 2012
Author(s): International Relations Portfolio Committee | Source: National Assembly
Positioning South Africa in the World
15 August 2012
| Source: National Planning Commission
• the dti: Medium Term Strategic Plan 2011-2014 (1, 2, 3, 4)
05 July 2012
| Source: the dti
Foreign policy issues in the Midterm Review of the Priorities of Government
12 June 2012
| Source: Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
Positioning South Africa in the world
06 June 2012
| Source: National Planning Commission
Fourth BRICS Summit: BRICS Partnership for Global Stability, Security and Prosperity
29 March 2012
| Source: South Africa. Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)
ANC: International relations policy discussion document
13 March 2012
| Source: African National Congress (ANC)
DIRCO strategic plan 2012/2017
23 February 2012
Author(s): Amb JM Matjila Director-General | Source: South Africa. Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)
Establishment of SADPA
23 February 2012
| Source: South Africa. Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)
White paper on South African foreign policy - Building a better world: The diplomacy of ubuntu
23 February 2012
| Source: South African Government

Foreign government publications

• The UK decision to end Bilateral Aid to South Africa (1, 2)
01 November 2013
| Source: United Kingdom Parliament
Comments on European Development Fund (EDF11) regional programming orientations
19 September 2013
Author(s): Sindiso Ngwenya | Source: COMESA
Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC) 2013 rural livelihoods assessment
04 September 2013
Author(s): Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC) | Source: Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC)
China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation (2013): white paper
30 August 2013
| Source: Information Office of the State Council (PRC)
Montevideo Declaration: Seventh Ministerial meeting of the Zone of Peace and Cooperation of the South Atlantic
14 August 2013
| Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Uruguay)
The Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V)
17 May 2013
ACP: Sipopo Declaration
31 December 2012
Fifth EU-South Africa Summit: communique
23 September 2012
EU-South Africa Summit: trade data
18 September 2012
US strategy toward Sub-Saharan Africa
15 June 2012
| Source: The White House

African Union (AU)

Audit of the African Union: Report of the High Level Panel
23 May 2013
Author(s): Professor Adebayo Adedeji | Source: African Union (AU)
Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security
28 February 2013
| Source: United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
The common African position on the proposed reform of the United Nations: The Ezulwini Consensus
07 February 2013
| Source: African Union (AU)
Report of the African Union Peace and Security Council on its activities and the state of peace and security in Africa
01 February 2013
| Source: African Union Peace and Security Council
• AU Compendium - Oxfam International (1, 2, 3, 4)
03 August 2012
| Source: Oxfam International
• African Union Summit outcomes (1, 2)
31 July 2012
| Source: African Union

Other publications

Russia and Angola: The rebirth of a strategic partnership?
03 December 2013
Author(s): Ana Christina Alves, Alexandra Arkhangelskaya and Vladimir Shubin | Source: South African Institute of International Affairs
Russia's Africa Policy
03 December 2013
Author(s): Alexandra Arkhangelskaya and Vladimir Shubin | Source: South African Institute of International Affairs
Russia-South Africa relations: Beyond revival
03 December 2013
Author(s): Alexandra Arkhangelskaya and Vladimir Shubin | Source: South African Institute of International Affairs
Pretoria Principles on ending mass atrocities pursuant to article 4(h) of the Constitutive Act of the African Union
29 November 2013
| Source: University of Pretoria, Centre for Human Rights
Fixing the cracks in tax: a plan of action
04 September 2013
Author(s): Oxfam and others | Source: Oxfam
• South African Development Partnership Agency: strategic aid or development packages for Africa? (1, 2)
29 August 2013
Author(s): Neissan Alessandro Besharati | Source: South African Institute of International Affairs
Trade special report: Part IV: South Africa trade picture - Africa’s dominant position
16 August 2013
Author(s): Shireen Darmalingam | Source: Standard Bank
Africa-BRICS cooperation: implications for growth, employment and structural transformation in Africa
12 July 2013
| Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
India-Africa: South-South - trade and investment for development
12 July 2013
| Source: Confederation of Indian Industry
Southern Africa in the world: the context for a strategic review for Southern Africa
12 July 2013
Author(s): Henning Melber | Source: University of Pretoria
The rise of BRICS FDI and Africa
27 March 2013
| Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
South Africa's policy towards Iran and its nuclear development programme: report to the Hoffmann Committee
27 February 2013
Author(s): Richard Calland | Source: MTN
BRIC and Africa: BRICS trade is flourishing, and Africa remains a pivot
19 February 2013
Author(s): Jeremy Stevens, Simon Freemantle | Source: Standard Bank
Korea: a growing influence in the field of development co-operation
01 February 2013
| Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
South Africa in the company of giants: the search for leadership in a transforming global order
16 January 2013
Author(s): Chris Alden, Maxi Schoeman | Source: International Affairs
Private Chinese investment in Africa: myths and realities
14 January 2013
Author(s): Xiaofang Shen | Source: World Bank
The Africa-Europe Partnership: a complex relationship
19 December 2012
Author(s): Prof. Anthoni van Nieuwkerk | Source: University of the Witwatersrand
2012 KOAFEC Ministerial Conference: Joint declaration
18 October 2012
| Source: Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC)
Infrastructure for development: meeting the challenge
17 October 2012
Author(s): Amar Bhattacharya, Mattia Romani, Nicholas Stern. | Source: G24
G20 Leaders Declaration scorecard
14 September 2012
| Source: InterAction
Chinese competition and the restructuring of South African manufacturing
04 September 2012
Author(s): Rhys Jenkins, Lawrence Edwards | Source: University of East Anglia
FOCAC twelve years later: achievements, challenges and the way forward
04 September 2012
Author(s): Li Anshan, Liu Haifang, Pan Huaqiong, Zeng Aiping, He Wenping | Source: The Nordic Africa Institute
Cosatu: The internationalist perspective of the Second Transition
24 June 2012
| Source: Cosatu
EM10 and Africa: South Africa in Africa
14 June 2012
Author(s): Simon Freemantle, Jeremy Stevens | Source: Standard Bank
The South African Defence Review of 2012: problems, progress and prospects
12 June 2012
Author(s): Adekeye Adebajo, Mark Paterson, | Source: Centre for Conflict Resolution
South Africa in the UN Security Council 2011-2012: Promoting the African Agenda in a sea of multiple identities and alliances
07 June 2012
| Source: Institute for Global Dialogue
South Africa's Second Tenure in the UN Security Council: Promoting the African Agenda
07 June 2012
| Source: Institute for Global Dialogue
The G20's energy infrastructure plans for Africa: what is missing?
06 June 2012
Author(s): Saliem Fakir | Source: Heinrich Böll Foundation
Confronting some of the major criticisms of contemporary Sino-African ties
18 May 2012
Author(s): Simon Freemantle and Jeremy Stevens | Source: China Daily
The Roles of South Africa and the United States for the 21st Century International Agenda
16 April 2012
| Source: The Stanley Foundation
South Africa, Africa, and the United Nations Security Council
12 April 2012
Author(s): Mark Paterson and Chris Saunders | Source: Centre for Conflict Resolution
Lateral Trade: Breathing fire into the BRICS
11 April 2012
Author(s): Chinese Services Group | Source: Deloitte
China-Africa—taking stock after a decade of advance
10 April 2012
Author(s): Simon Freemantle and Jeremy Stevens | Source: Standard Bank
Rise of Emerging Powers in Africa: A Time for New Dreams
10 April 2012
Author(s): Special Edition | Source: Africa Quarterly: Indian Journal of African Affairs
BRICS: New Delhi Summit 2012
03 April 2012
Author(s): John Kirton and Marina Larionova (eds) | Source: BRICS Information Centre
BRICS in search of identity
02 April 2012
Author(s): Francis Kornegay | Source: Institute for Global Dialogue
4th BRICS Academic Forum Recommendations
28 March 2012
| Source: Observer Research Foundation
India and the BRICS: BRICS Summit 2012
28 March 2012
| Source: Gateway House
South Africa, Africa, and the United Nations Security Council
16 March 2012
| Source: Centre for Conflict Resolution
NonAlignment 2.0: A foreign and strategic policy for India in the twenty-first century
13 March 2012
Author(s): Sunil Khilnani et.al. | Source: Centre for Policy Research
Conectas
04 March 2012
| Source: Conectas
The EU-India summit: on the threshold of change
02 March 2012
SACU revenue sharing formula: the history of an equation
01 March 2012
Author(s): Professor Roman Grynberg and Masedi Motswapong | Source: Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA)
Could UN Security Council reform run through the Indian Ocean?
15 February 2012
Author(s): Francis Kornegay (Institute for Global Dialogue South Africa) | Source: SABC
SA needs to develop institutional architecture to implement foreign policy directives
15 February 2012
| Source: YouTube
South Africa's role on the UN Security Council
15 February 2012
| Source: Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR)
UN peacekeeping in Africa: From the Suez crisis to the Sudan conflicts
15 February 2012
Author(s): Adekeye Adebajo | Source: Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR)
Challenges for European foreign policy in 2012: What kind of geo-economic Europe?
06 February 2012
Author(s): FRIDE | Source: FRIDE
Understanding India
06 February 2012
Author(s): Gauri Khandekar | Source: FRIDE
Trade at a glance: the BRICS and Japan's engagement with Africa
15 January 2012
Author(s): Taku Fundira | Source: Tralac

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