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Briefing paper

BP8: Africans’ views of international organizations

Afrobarometer Briefing Paper No. 8
1 Aug 2003
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Africans live in a globalized world.  But are they aware of the United Nations and other international organizations?  If so, how do they evaluate the performance of these organizations?

For the first time in 2002-3, Round 2 Afrobarometer* surveys included a question on this subject. The exact wording is:  “Giving marks out of ten, where 0 is very badly and 10 is very well, how well do you think the following institutions do their jobs?  Or haven’t you heard enough about the institutions to have an opinion?”