Our Common Interest: Report of the Commission for Africa

@article{Franks2005OurCI,
  title={Our Common Interest: Report of the Commission for Africa},
  author={Suzanne Franks},
  journal={The Political Quarterly},
  year={2005},
  volume={76},
  pages={446-450}
}
  • S. Franks
  • Published 1 July 2005
  • Political Science
  • The Political Quarterly
n 11 March 2005, the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, launched the Commission for Africa report, ‘Our Common Interest’, at the British Museum in London. The Commission, which comprised 17 people (the majority from Africa) drawn from politics, public service and the private sector, had been set an ambitious task: to define the challenges facing Africa, and to provide clear recommendations on how the developed world could support the changes needed to reduce poverty. Its report was widely… 

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