• Creation and Operation of Boundary Commissions in Africa: The User’s Guide 

      Peace and Security Department (African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department, 2014-08)
      Every boundary across Africa – indeed across the world – is unique, with its own distinct history, definition, and human and physical geographical contexts. The aim of this handbook is not to proscribe strict regulations ...
    • Delimitation and Demarcation of Boundaries in Africa: General Issues and Case Studies 

      Peace and Security Department (African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department, 2014-08)
      The delimitation and demarcation initiative meets three imperative needs: The first is geopolitical, concerning the peace, security and stability that derive from conflict prevention. The Programme does not aim for a new ...
    • Delimitation and Demarcation of Boundaries in Africa: The User’s Guide 

      Peace and Security Department (African Union Border Programme (AUBP), Peace and Security Department, 2014-08)
      Almost all of today’s political map of Africa was drawn in the 19th and early 20th centuries at negotiation tables in various European capitals. As is well known, this endeavour proved only partially successful: even though ...