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Make way for Wakanda: The UN Security Council needs an African seat (Rama Yade, Atlantic Council)

Pouring new wine into old wineskins will simply lead them to burst, goes the Bible verse. When it comes to the United Nations Security Council, the wineskins are seats: five permanent ones and ten rotating seats. For a rising generation of African leaders, the idea of serving a two-year term and rotating off does not square with their demand for fair and equal opportunities. What these creators and innovators aim to do is rewrite the African narrative in a manner that correctly represents their continent.

Make way for Wakanda: The UN Security Council needs an African seat – Atlantic Council