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Report

Exposed and exploited: data protection in the Middle East and North Africa

Across the Middle East and North Africa, data protection legislation is still in its infancy, and it remains a low priority in countries where data protection laws are either very weak or non-existent. In this report, the authors explore data protection legislation in Jordan, Lebanon...
Report

Unlocking the potential of Earth observation to address Africa’s critical challenges

This report discusses how Earth observation data can be used for harnessing Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies for the public good throughout the African continent.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Health Minister Peter Dutton misleading on Red Cross Ebola funding

Health Minister Peter Dutton claims the Federal Government provided $18 million to non-government organisations such as the Red Cross to fight Ebola in Africa.
Strategy

Africa e-commerce agenda: roadmap for action

This agenda calls for action from e-commerce stakeholders within and beyond Africa to consider eight identified areas – ranging from refreshing policies to expanding connectivity, and upgrading logistics to managing data.
Report

Out of the shadows: shining a light on irregular migration

Irregular migration exists because there are not enough opportunities for safety and prosperity at home and too few conventional means through which to remedy that lack of opportunity. This report aims to shine a light on irregular migration and contribute to an enormously consequential conversation.
Briefing paper

Child poverty in Africa: an SDG emergency in the making

The profile of world poverty is changing dramatically. This briefing paper focuses on one of the most troubling but least explored aspects of that change - a marked increase in the share of global extreme poverty accounted for by children in Africa.
Report

Buried treasure

This research estimates that more than $1 billion in profits was shifted out of Africa to tax havens by Australian mining companies in just one year (2015) – equating to up to almost $300 million in tax revenue that could have been used for vital...
Briefing paper

Common Futures Conversations: youth survey 2019

Common Futures Conversations is a collaboration between Chatham House and the Robert Bosch Stiftung, which aims to facilitate political dialogue among young people from Africa and Europe.
Report

Global Corruption Barometer: Africa 2019

Corruption is hindering Africa’s economic, political and social development. It is a major barrier to economic growth, good governance and basic freedoms, such as freedom of speech or citizens’ right to hold governments to account. More than this, corruption affects the wellbeing of individuals, families...
Report

“No mother wants her child to migrate”

This UNICEF Innocenti study about children on the move in the Horn of Africa provides critical insights into the motivations driving child migration. The study reveals how children decide to move, their experiences during migration, as well as the legal systems in place to help...