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1. Publications & Writing
Prepared for the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum's DRC Affinity Group, "Analyzing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Congolese Livelihoods" presents a detailed study of how the Dodd-Frank Act in particular has affected several mining communities in eastern Congo, and the ex…
2. Publications & Writing
On behalf of the DRC Affinity Group, Dr. Maria Eriksson Baaz of the Nordic Africa Institute and the School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University (Sweden) and Judith Verweijen, a PhD Candidate at Utrecht Unversity (The Netherlands) present the history, underlying mechanisms and…
3. Publications & Writing
In November 2013, the M23 insurrection was defeated in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This, along with the signing of the Nairobi Declarations on 12 December 2013, brought a reprieve after a period of escalation that had displaced hundreds of thousands and had dr…
4. Publications & Writing
A description of the group's context and rationale, purpose, and objectives.
5. Publications & Writing
DRC Affinity Group member Jason Stearns produces two reports on the M23 and North Kivu Crisis for the Usalama Project
Jason Stearns, member of the DRC Affinity Group and Director of the Rift Valley Institute's Uppsala Project recently published reports. The first Usalama report is an account of the origins and trajectory of the new M23 rebellion and its relationship with the Rwandan government.
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DRC Affinity Group member Koen Vlassenroot publishes new report on land issues and conflict in the DRC
Koen Vlassenroot, as the Director of the Conflict Research Group at the University of Ghent published a summary report on a Conference of Land Issues and Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, held in Brussels on 21-22 September 2012.
7. Publications & Writing
DRCAG member Herbert Weiss and University of North Carolina Professor Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja present the thorough history of Decentralization in the DRC and the challenges to its implementation since the passing of the 2006 Constitution.
8. Publications & Writing
On behalf of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum’s DRC Affinity Group, please find the English translation of their latest on the ongoing electoral process in the DRC entitled, "Elections in the DRC (Completing the 2011-2016 Cycle): Status and Perspectives." This paper wa…
9. Publications & Writing
The humanitarian situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo remains precarious, with over fifty armed groups operating across the region. Arguably one of the oldest of these is the Forces Démocratiques de Libération du Rwanda (FDLR), a rebel group with roots in t…
10. Publications & Writing
DRCAG member Koen Vlassenroot's brief policy note on the importance of land as a trigger of conflict in Eastern DRC, the status of national initiatives, and policy options moving forward.