This article examines the reasons behind the challenge of democracy in Africa and the sources of democratic potential in the continent. In addition, it conducts a mapping of democracy in the region in terms of constitutional endurance and implementation.
Governance & law
Democracies struggle when deep internal divisions or cleavages exist within their societies. This is also seen in the Ukraine case.
Alan Doss, former Under Secretary General of the UN, provides a historical background of the crisis in Burma and outlines the way to a unified nation.
This article discusses core challenges the Russian invasion posited for international law, exploring reforming the veto system of UN Security Council.
The crudity with which an open aggressive war trespasses on the core grounding principle of the United Nations has raised questions about how to prosecute war crimes or the crime of aggression.
OXGS Fellow Frank Vibert examines the maxim ‘do no harm’, which enjoys a surge in popularity. Its deployment has now extended to areas including bioethics, education, the environment and internet ethics.