Monthly Archives: February 2011

Looking for a Green Superhero and found… Gisele?






I was teaching about compliance and effectiveness in global environmental governance this week. So I decided-for fun-to look for an image of a “Green” Superhero (to symbolize enforcement problems).  This is what my Google search dredged up. Needless to say, my students and I found it entertaining: The Case of the Lawless Loggers- Gisele and…

Museveni wins






Not a surprise.  The question is… what will happen next. Some have been worried about the prospects for violence. BBC News – Uganda election: Yoweri Museveni wins fresh term. More info at The Independent. Look for a podcast from Andrew Mwenda on this soon. “The Africanist”, Richard Vokes, maintains a nice Uganda blog as well.…

Mubarak is gone, and the African Union is MIA






This coming Monday there will be a Foundation Laying Ceremony for the African Union’s new “Peace and Security” Building at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This buidling houses the AU’s efforts to support peace, security, and stability across the Continent. One can only hope that this structural foundation will be more than just…