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Africa and international organization

Editors: El-Ayouty, Y., Brooks, H.C. (Eds.)

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As an emerging Continent, with a rich past, dynamic present and promising future, Africa has an important role to play in the develop­ ment of international organization. Well before Africa Year, 1960, when several African States attained their independence and their rightful place in the community of nations, the various movements for unity and co-operation strove towards the creation of regional international organization. Now more than ever before, nearly two scores of African States, members of the United Nations, the Organization of African Unity and several other sub-regional organizations and arrangements, look upon international organization as an important means for safeguard­ ing their independence, enhancing African identity, forging collabor­ ative bonds amongst themselves and with the outside world, and rais­ ing the standard of living for their populations. It should also be noted that the age of science and technology which is, and should be, based on international co-operation, stimulates fur­ ther Africa's desire to strengthen and work through international inter­ governmental organizations. As Africa faces the I970's, confronting the core problems of colonial­ ism and apartheid in its southern parts, she looks upon the United Nations and the Organization of African Unity as the main vehicles for thought and action. For these considerations, the present book resulting from the St.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Afference, Efference and Legitimacy in Africa

    Pages 3-10

    Franck, Thomas M.

  • Effect of the African Group of States on the Behavior of the United Nations

    Pages 11-17

    Hovet, Thomas, Jr.

  • The Role of the Organization of African Unity in Contemporary African Politics

    Pages 18-28

    Wallerstein, Immanuel

  • Peaceful Co-Existence and Friendly Relations among States: The African Contribution to the Progressive Development of Principles of International Law

    Pages 31-48

    Engo, Paul Bamela

  • The Role of the O.A.U. in the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes

    Pages 48-68

    Cervenka, Zdenek

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Africa and international organization
Editors
  • Y. El-Ayouty
  • H.C. Brooks
Copyright
1974
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands
eBook ISBN
978-94-010-2050-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-010-2050-3
Softcover ISBN
978-90-247-1615-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
262
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