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International Day of Peace: Africa Program Suggested Reading

Officially recognized by the United Nations, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on the 21st of September. This day is meant to promote the installation and maintenance of peace worldwide.

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The United Nations describes the International Day of Peace (or World Peace Day) as an invitation to "all nations and people to honor a cessation of hostilities during the Day, and to otherwise commemorate the Day through education and public awareness on issues related to peace." In recognition of this day, a list of 15 suggested publications, reports, and blogs pertaining peacebuilding pertaining to Africa are listed below.

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Africa Program

The Africa Program works to address the most critical issues facing Africa and U.S.-Africa relations, build mutually beneficial U.S.-Africa relations, and enhance knowledge and understanding about Africa in the United States. The Program achieves its mission through in-depth research and analyses, including our Africa Up Close blog, public discussion, working groups, and briefings that bring together policymakers, practitioners, and subject matter experts to analyze and offer practical options for tackling key challenges in Africa and in U.S.-Africa relations.    Read more