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Jean-Paul Marthoz

Jean-Paul Marthoz

Jean-Paul Marthoz teaches international journalism at the Université de Louvain­la­Neuve and journalism ethics at the Institute of Higher Studies of Social Communications, Brussels. He is senior adviser to the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists and deputy chair of the advisory committee of Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia division. He is foreign affairs columnist for the Belgian daily Le Soir and associate editor of the policy journal Europe’s World, and is the author or co-author of some 20 books on journalism and foreign policy.

Mandela’s farewell

Mandela was an ethical realist, who rejected confrontation both at home and internationally.

South Africa’s global ambitions

In 1994, the new South Africa emerged as a promising foreign policy actor. It launched ambitious plans to develop the continent and expressed a strong commitment to the global South. The country has become a legitimate voice of Africa on the world scene but its foreign policy is plagued by ambiguities.

Brazil braves new waters

Brazil’s new-found status as an economic power and conflict mediator has led some to question their motives. President Dilma Rousseff will have to find ways to deflect accusations of self-interest and regional hegemony.

Turkey and Brazil – keepers of peace

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