Blaise Tchikaya

Tchikaya Blaise

Senior Lecturer in Public Law and member of the African Union Commission on International Law

Biographie de Tchikaya Blaise

Senior Lecturer in Public Law and member of the African Union Commission on International Law

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n°49 Fourth Quarter 2013

The African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA), provides Africa with an action framework for international peace and security. France’s African policy has already seen some development on the issue. The French Defence and National Security White Paper 2013 states in particular that “France will have to give priority to making a better contribution by French forces to assist our allies and to the capacity of the Africans themselves to manage the crises the continent is...

The peace and security council: the first ten years

n°46 First Quarter 2013

On  26  December  2003,  since  the  African  continent  had experienced many crises and conflicts following independence, the African States created the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC), which was ratified by means of a convention. Although internationalists are undoubtedly familiar with the origin of these crises, this unique and unprecedented initiative within the collective institutional security network took them by surprise. It was...

The contribution of the African Union to the development of the new international law.

n°44 Third Quarter 2012

When the African Union Commission for International Law (AUCIL)  began  its  operations  in  May  2010  (AUCIL),  it constituted a significant contribution to the 50th anniversary of African independence in the 1960s. The contribution went beyond the merely symbolic. Indeed, it represented “a Promethean challenge” that Africa made to the standard model of drafting international law.

The African Union charter on democracy, elections and governance

n°36 January-February 2010

As a principle of internal law, the rule of law has long been regarded as being on the margins of international legal systems. Issues related to democratic provisions, organisation of elections and governance have been relegated to national political discussions. Africa is the first known political space which has gone beyond the national framework, at least as far as the law is concerned, to have it by means of an international convention. However, this does not appear to pose a challenge to...

Rule of law and international order : The Constitution of Congo-Brazzaville

n°33 January-March 2009

The Constitution adopted by the Republic of the Congo on 20 January 2002 includes some unusual elements as seen from the point of view of international law.