May 7, 2014 | As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
Articles by Emira Woods
September 16, 2013 | Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
January 15, 2013 | The co-director of the Institute's Foreign Policy In Focus project discussed the African conflict on the PBS NewsHour.
April 30, 2012 | This long-awaited verdict against the former Liberian strongman brings some measure of justice to a region ripped apart by brutality, greed, and proxy wars.
March 6, 2012 | Libya's rampant acts of racism against dark-skinned Libyan civilians must be brought to the attention of the international community, who must address the problem and hold Libya accountable.
August 22, 2011 | Emira Woods takes questions on what can and should come next for Libya.
August 22, 2011 | After 42 years of Muammar el-Qaddafi, it is now long overdue for the Libyan people to determine their own destiny.
August 19, 2011 | A call to Congress for a cease-fire in Libya, issued by U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations that support human rights and democracy in Africa.
Labor Rights Advocates Congratulate Bridgestone/Firestone Workers in Liberia on Award from U.S. Dept. of Labor
February 16, 2011 | Union representing rubber workers receives award for work to end child labor.
January 6, 2011 | An opening for progressives in the U.S. and in Africa to push the Obama Administration on its short-sighted Africa policy might exist in 2011.