Information Center: 04/2009

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Rosa Medina-Doménech
April 2, 2009

This examines the role that Spanish techno-scientific practices have had on metropolitan Spanish and colonial Equatorial Guinea. Special emphasis is given to identity and the range of biopower technologies in framing this issue.

Mary-Alice Waters, and Martín Koppel
April 5, 2009

Written from the perspective of the authors' trips to Equatorial Guinea in 2005 and 2008, this book examines the perspective that capitalism has had on Africa, namely on Equatorial Guinea.

April 24, 2009

As a part of the Publish What You Pay-US Coalition, EG Justice signed on to a letter to President Obama urging his administration to call for transparency within the oil, gas, and mining industries. The letter emphasizes transparency as a crucial step toward improving human rights conditions in resource-rich countries like Equatorial Guinea.

EG Justice
April 6, 2009

A summary of the international conference, "Between Three Continents: Rethinking Equatorial Guinea on the 40th Anniversary of Its Independence from Spain". From April 2nd to 4th, speakers from around the world shared their expertise on Equatorial Guinea in various panels.

April 29, 2009

EG Justice collaborated with Publish What You Pay to produce a video that highlights the importance of revenue transparency in oil rich countries like Equatorial Guinea.

Enrique Nzang Okenve
April 2, 2009

The main thesis of this work is that political stability in Equatorial Guinea is fundamentally a result of an existing political culture characterized, among other things, by an ethos of self-repression. This political culture has made it possible for a technically and ideologically feeble regime to remain in power for three decades. In a country with a population of only half a million people, where civil society is almost non-existent; and family obligations carry a significant weight; this political culture makes any type of
political change very difficult. I will try to show how the Obiang Nguema regime has encouraged a system of societal selfrepression, which has become the most effective tool for socio-political control in Equatorial Guinea, and the fundamental obstacle to political change

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