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November 4th6th 2013

DRC AG Members present RVI Usalama reports at workshop in Kinshasa

DRC Affinity Group member and Director of the Rift Valley Institute’s Usalama Project, Jason Stearns, co-hosted a three-day workshop in Kinshasa to discuss the project’s various research reports on armed groups, their policy considerations and the challenges to demobilization and security sector reform. Fellow Affinity Group member Koen Vlassenroot of Ghent University and Affinity Group authors Maria Eriksson Baaz and Judith Verweijen also participated in the workshop, and co-authored the final report with Mr. Stearns.

Please find attached the final report titled "The National Army and Armed Groups in the Eastern Congo: Untangling the Gordian Knot of Insecurity."