This chapter investigates the growing involvement of China in the security sphere through its relationship to the African Union (AU). The role of the African Peace and Security Architecture as the AU’s structural response to violence and instability across the continent, and how Chinese foreign policy has sought to engage with the its institutions and policies – including provisions for financial, technical and partnership – forms the core of this contribution.
- Chinese foreign policy
- African security
- African Peace and Security Architecture
- Regional economic communities
- Early warning mechanism
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Ukeje, C., Tariku, Y. (2018). Beyond Symbolism: China and the African Union in African Peace and Security. In: Alden, C., Alao, A., Chun, Z., Barber, L. (eds) China and Africa. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52893-9_15
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