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Something worth fighting for: The future of an arms trade treaty

Dec 18, 2012
In July 2012, an eleventh hour phone call with instructions from the White House abruptly stalled passage of an all-but-complete 193-nation Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations. Susan Waltz, professor of public policy, believes that was a...

Fingerprints for finance: Improving micro lending in Africa

Oct 9, 2012
This story, by Bill Foreman, originally appeared on the U-M Global Gateway. Some called it "witchcraft." Others just watched in awe as their scanned fingerprints were used to pull up their records on a computer.They were paprika farmers in Malawi...

Fintech in the Africa Context panel

Feb 15, 2021 1:14:00

This event is hosted by the African Studies Center and organized as part of U-M's Africa Week, which brings together thought leaders in higher education, industry, and government for a series of discussions on the key issues and opportunities that

Yazier Henry: The cost of forgiveness

Apr 4, 2007 1:23:05

Henry's lecture, "The Cost of Forgiveness: After South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)" discusses post-TRC issues based on his experience with Apartheid violence survivors, TRC, and combatant survivor experience.