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How Africa is tackling COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted international relations and international development across the globe. While Africa has combatted pandemics before, the length, breadth, and depth of the COVID-19 pandemic and its ramifications for African affairs — from peacekeeping and international trade to human rights and humanitarian assistance — are far-reaching.

On July 24, the Africa Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution hosted a panel of experts on conflict, political violence, and international law to discuss what has been happening throughout the continent during the crisis, what has and has not been effective, the many political and security implications of the crisis, as well as what the rest of the world can learn from the public health practices Sub-Saharan Africa has employed to combat the virus.

Viewers submitted questions via Twitter with #COVIDAfrica.


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