For Africa, Security Council Reform Means More Than Just an ‘African’ Seat

For Africa, Security Council Reform Means More Than Just an ‘African’ Seat
Senegalese President Macky Sall addresses the 77th session of the General Assembly at United Nations headquarters, Sept. 20, 2022 (AP photo by Mary Altaffer).

In their speeches to the U.N. General Assembly this week, African leaders reflected on the common theme of the continent’s place in the world, while emphasizing a message of equity and inclusivity in global governance. This was underlined by their now-familiar demands for reform of the Security Council.

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