Resources for Students and Teachers

For first time participants the following outside resources can be helpful to use to prepare for the simulation and to help writing resolutions: 

News and Information Websites

http://www.au.int/ The AU website contains information on the current agenda and ongoing missions

http://www.peaceau.org/en/

http://www.africa.com/countries  Resource for each country’s history, culture, politics.

http://allafrica.com/  2,000 reports and articles each day on Africa

http://africanhistory.about.com/ database for succinct summaries of historical events of your country

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ Online almanac about the countries of the world 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world/africa/

http://www.economist.com/topics/africa

http://www.reuters.com/places/africa

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/world/africa/index.html

http://www.nytimes.com/topic/organization/african-union

http://www.theguardian.com/world/africa

https://www.usau.usmission.gov/

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/user/TV2Africa/featured Daily videos covering current events across the African continent 

https://www.youtube.com/user/enewschannel/featured South Africa's most popular 24-hour news channel focusing on pan-African issues

https://www.youtube.com/user/ABNDigital CNBC's Africa bureau with videos focusing on economic, business, and political news

Books

“The Fate of Africa: A History of the Continent since Independence”  by Martin Meredith 

"The History of Africa" by Molefi Kete Asante 

2015 African Union's Handbook 

AU HandBook An official guide to working with and within the actual African Union in Ethiopia. A  resource with a history of the AU, past missions, and other details.

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