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Sudan Facing Human Rights and Humanitarian Crisis

Donor governments and international civil society should address the human rights crisis in Sudan as well as the humanitarian crisis. Read about issues affecting Sudan.



Welcome to Partnership Africa Canada  
Welcome to our website - a gateway to information, resources and links about Africa. Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) is a coalition of Canadian and African NGOs working together on issues of human rights, human security and sustainable development.

New publication on NEPAD  

June 7, 2004 Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) and Christian Relief and Development Association (CRDA) in Addis Ababa issued a booklet today entitled NEPAD in Perspective in an effort to popularise the New Partnership for Africa's Development. NEPAD in Perspective aims to summarise in plain and accessible language the main concepts, concerns and questions surrounding NEPAD. Both CRDA and PAC see NEPAD as a useful catalyst for Africa's developement. They consider it as an opportunity that may guide continetal recovery and unity. Both civil society organisations and the public at large have been targeted in this booklet to enable them grasp the essential of NEPAD and decide where to go from here. Read on...


Diamonds Without Maps: Liberia, the UN, Sanctions and the Kimberley Process  

June 7, 2004, Nine months after the end of Liberia’s brutal 15 year civil war, a 15,000-strong UN peacekeeping force controls only parts of the country and peace remains fragile. A new report by Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) warns that the United Nations Security Council should not lift its 2001 embargo on Liberian diamonds until the country has an effective diamond control mechanism in place. Diamonds have been at the centre of West Africa’s nightmare for more than a decade. They helped to pay for former President Charles Taylor’s rampage in Liberia and for his military adventures in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire. They were the engine of the Revolutionary United Front’s horrific war in Sierra Leone.

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New Report Examines Development
and Diamonds in the DR Congo
Partnership Africa Canada
Year in Review 2002-2003
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