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Roger Southall

communities. All public power-wielding bodies, legal authorities and security forces, private power-wielding bodies (from corporations to churches), individual citizens (such as large investors), international legal and political bodies like the Organization of African Unity, and international financial institutions AFRICA 151 should be scrutinized more closely. Measures for assessing the accountability of all such bodies are either available or can be developed, even though they will have to be supplemented by qualitative judgements. Their results will both allow for

in Democratization through the looking-glass
Institutionalized gesture politics?
Joy C. Kwesiga

various machineries worldwide. In the case of Africa, the ECA and the Organization of African Unity GENDER EQUALITY IN UGANDA 219 • • • • can encourage regional networking. Subregional groupings such as the East African Cooperation Secretariat, the Southern African Development Community, and so on, could also work towards such goals. Periodic research projects at different levels, within national boundaries and beyond, will need to be carried out. This helps to ‘actualize’ issues and events on the ground and provide empirical evidence, which may lead to change

in Mainstreaming gender, democratizing the state?
The analytical framework
Eşref Aksu

Most of these principles are encapsulated in four crucial Charter provisions: Articles 1, 2, 55 and 56. 33 It is well known that a number of regional organisations (e.g. the Organization of American States (OAS), the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Association

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change
Impact of structural tensions and thresholds
Eşref Aksu

–South conflicts. The League of Arab States (Arab League) and the Organization of American States (OAS), 73 founded in 1945 and 1948 respectively, were joined by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 1967. Although the Cold War inescapably influenced the formation and policies of these organisations, they added a

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change
Eşref Aksu

ago, the Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity … appealed to the international community to give full support to the United Nations peacekeeping operations in Angola, and he further added that this was the time to strengthen the United Nations presence instead of withdrawing or reducing it, if Angola is to be prevented from sliding into

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change