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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…
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A description of the group's context and rationale, purpose, and objectives.
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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.
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Measuring Peacekeeping: A Review of the Security Council’s Benchmarking Process for Peacekeeping Missions
In light of the on-going process to put together benchmarks for the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Great Lakes Region, the DRC Affinity Group presents, Nathaniel Olin's, (a PhD student at the University…
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Organisation des élections en RDC et parachèvement apaisé du cycle électoral 2011-2016: Etat des lieux et perspectives
On behalf of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum’s DRC Affinity Group, please find their latest on the ongoing electoral process in the DRC entitled, Organisation des élections en RDC et parachèvement apaisé du cycle électoral 2011-2016: Etat des lieux et perspectives.
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Redefining the Role of the International Community in the DRC: Prioritizing Process, Politics and Fighting Impunity
DRCAG member Pascal Kambale makes an argument for the international community to support a political process through which the Congolese themselves – the government, oversight institutions, civil society, the opposition and organized armed groups – would design and agree on a…