This online conversation will:
- Expand understanding of the AU-RTF compared to other AU-authorized ad-hoc regional peace operations.
- Discuss the AU-RTF’s strategic successes, challenges, and lessons learned.
- Identify broader lessons and recommendations from the experience of the AU-RTF to inform the further development of African regional security architecture.
Dr. Christopher Day
Associate Professor and Director of African Studies, College of Charleston
Ms. Betty Bigombe
Former Senior Director, Fragility, Conflict and Violence, World Bank Group
Dr. Jide Martyns Okeke
Regional Program Coordinator for Africa, United Nations Development Program