The YBAU is first and foremost an academic project that will provide in-depth evaluation and analysis of the institution, its processes, and its engagements. Despite the increased agency in recent years of the African Union in general, and the AU Commission in particular, little is known – outside expert policy or niche academic circles – about the Union’s activities. This is the gap the YBAU wants to systematically address. It seeks to be a reference point for in-depth research, evidence-based policy-making and decision-making.
Editor-in-chief Ulf Engel, Institute of African Studies, Leipzig University
Editorial Board Linnéa Gelot, Folke Bernadotte Academy, Stockholm
Cheryl Hendricks, Africa Institute of South Africa/Human Science Research Council, Pretoria
Gilbert M. Khadiagala, African Centre for the Study of the United States, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Paul Nugent, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
Thomas Kwasi Tieku, King’s University College, Western University, Ontario