By Thomas M. Franck (auth.), Yassin El-Ayouty, Hugh C. Brooks (eds.)
As an rising Continent, with a wealthy previous, dynamic current and promising destiny, Africa has an incredible position to play within the boost ment of overseas association. good prior to Africa 12 months, 1960, while numerous African States attained their independence and their rightful position in the neighborhood of countries, a number of the pursuits for solidarity and co-operation strove in the direction of the construction of neighborhood foreign association. Now greater than ever earlier than, approximately ratings of African States, contributors of the United international locations, the association of African solidarity and several sub-regional enterprises and preparations, glance upon foreign association as a big capacity for defend ing their independence, improving African identification, forging collabor ative bonds among themselves and with the skin global, and rais ing the normal of residing for his or her populations. it may even be famous that the age of technology and expertise that's, and may be, in response to overseas co-operation, stimulates fur ther Africa's wish to boost and paintings via foreign inter governmental agencies. As Africa faces the I970's, confronting the middle difficulties of colonial ism and apartheid in its southern elements, she seems upon the United countries and the association of African harmony because the major automobiles for suggestion and motion. For those issues, the current ebook caused by the St.
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Cited in Dominique Fouda, interview with Diallo Telli, Jeune Afrique, #471, 6-12 janvier 1970, p. 33. 11 See Patricia Berko Wild, "The Organization of African Unity and the AlgerianMoroccan Border Conflict", International Organization, XX, I, 1966, 18-36. 12 See OA U Review, I, 2, Nov. 1969, pp. 13-14,30. 13 For the details of the OAU's role, see Cervenka, op. , ch. 9. For a list of all signifi- 10 24 IMMANUEL WALLERSTEIN The OAU's stance on these conflicts has been governed by two principles: maintenance of existing borders (except for minor adjustments by mutual consent) and intra-African mediation as opposed to international involvement.
In the age of the United Nations, the Trusteeship system involved a change in name under changed circumstances. The anti-colonialist lobbies had grown stronger. The idea had also developed among colonial powers that Germany was most certainly never going to have back her old colonies - a significant source of its power for recovery. Freedom of the peoples of the colonies provided a final answer. It was also fortunate that this motivation led to a statement of broad principles, especially that of self-determination of peoples, which were capable of extension to cover all dependent peoples.
12 See OA U Review, I, 2, Nov. 1969, pp. 13-14,30. 13 For the details of the OAU's role, see Cervenka, op. , ch. 9. For a list of all signifi- 10 24 IMMANUEL WALLERSTEIN The OAU's stance on these conflicts has been governed by two principles: maintenance of existing borders (except for minor adjustments by mutual consent) and intra-African mediation as opposed to international involvement. 14 This doctrine of the sanctity of frontiers came into first great usage with the end of the colonial era in Latin America in I82I and the breakup of the continent into various small units.
Africa and International Organization by Thomas M. Franck (auth.), Yassin El-Ayouty, Hugh C. Brooks (eds.)