Africa and International Organization

  • Yassin El-Ayouty
  • Hugh C. Brooks

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Group Behavior in United Nations and Regional Politics

  3. International Law and Peaceful Settlement

  4. Human Rights, Enforcement, and Security Questions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Abdulrahim A. Farah
      Pages 71-102
    3. Leonard Tawayena Kapungu
      Pages 103-126
  5. Integration and Unity Questions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. L. Gray Cowan
      Pages 155-166
    3. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
      Pages 167-181
    4. Yash Tandon, Ali A. Mazrui
      Pages 182-205
  6. Relational Impacts and the Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Angie E. Brooks
      Pages 230-234
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 238-250

About this book


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.


Enforcement Legitimacy United Nations education human rights identity international law international organization maintenance organization

Editors and affiliations

  • Yassin El-Ayouty
    • 1
  • Hugh C. Brooks
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Jhon’s UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1974
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-247-1615-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-2050-3
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