• 1.Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF) - The Situation in Cameroon with Kah Walla

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    Location
    Security Council Report
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 2.Updates from the Central African Republic: Fresh Concerns and Lingering Challenges

    On October 20, the Central African Policy forum convened a meeting entitled "Updates from the Central African Republic: Fresh Concerns and Lingering Challenges" with briefings from Fiona Mangan, Country Representative in the Central African Republic, at U.S. Institute of Peace and Igor Acko, Program Specialist in the Central African Republic, U.S. Institute of Peace at the Security Council Report. Participants discussed the evolving conflict dynamics in CAR, and recommendations to reduce inter-communal tensions and violence. CPPF's Deputy Director Tatiana Carayannis served as the moderator for the discussion, while Yale University's Louisa Lombard offered her perspective as a discussant.

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    , 3:00pm –
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 3.Political Turmoil in the Great Lakes: An Update on Burundi & the DRC

    On 22 September, CPPF organized a Central African Policy Forum discussion with the US Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Thomas Perriello, who provided an update on the political situation in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo after his visit to the region. On 22 September, CPPF organized a Central African Policy Forum discussion with the US Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Thomas Perriello, who provided an update on the political situation in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo after his visit to the region.

    Date
    , 4:00pm –
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 4.The State of the Central African Republic, with President Samba-Panza

    On 28 September 2015, the Central African Policy Forum co-hosted a briefing with Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) on "The State of the Central African Republic" with President Catherine Samba-Panza, on the margins of the UN General Assembly. After the president provided some introductory remarks on the current conditions in Bangui and across the country, participants from NGOs, the United Nations Secretariat and members states offered a series of comments and questions. The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum's Deputy Director Tatiana Carayannis, and HD's Regional Director of Francophone Africa, Alexandre Liebeskind, facilitated the event. On 28 September 2015, the Central African Policy Forum co-hosted a briefing with Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) on "The State of the Central African Republic" with President Catherine Samba-Panza, on the margins of the UN General Assembly. After the president provided some introductory remarks on the current conditions in Bangui and across the country, participants from NGOs, the United Nations Secretariat and members states offered a series of comments and questions. The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum's Deputy Director Tatiana Carayannis, and HD's Regional Director of Francophone Africa, Alexandre Liebeskind, facilitated the event.

    Date
    , 1:00pm –
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 5.Electoral Processes, Livelihoods, and Youth in Burundi and Rwanda

    On 21 November 2014, the Central African Policy Forum hosted a meeting on "Electoral Processes, Livelihoods, and Youth in Burundi and Rwanda" at Amnesty International's office in New York. Speakers included Floride Ahitungiye (Burundi) and Narcisse Kalisa (Rwanda), Country Directors from Search for Common Ground.

    Date
    , 2:00pm –
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 6.Preparing for Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Abbé Apollinaire Malu Malu Muholongu (New York)

    A Central Africa Policy Forum Discussion on Preparing for Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Abbé Apollinaire Malu Malu Muholongu, President of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the DRC. Moderated by Tatiana Carayannis, Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum.

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    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 7.Update on the Central African Republic

    CPPF helped facilitate a discussion on the crisis in the Central African Republic, with a few CAR experts from the academic and policy communities. Participants reflected on the UN’s role leading up to the September 2014 deployment of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), and how to empower local actors, by organizing a Central African Policy Forum (CAPF) session with members from the NGO and diplomatic communities in New York. CPPF helped facilitate a discussion on the crisis in the Central African Republic, with a few CAR experts from the academic and policy communities. Participants reflected on the UN’s role leading up to the September 2014 deployment of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), and how to empower local actors, by organizing a Central African Policy Forum (CAPF) session with members from the NGO and diplomatic communities in New York.

    Date
    , 1:00pm –
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 8.Preparing for Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Abbé Apollinaire Malu Malu Muholongu (New York)

    A Central Africa Policy Forum Discussion on Preparing for Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Abbé Apollinaire Malu Malu Muholongu, President of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the DRC. Moderated by Tatiana Carayannis, Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum.

    Date
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 9.Update on the crisis in Central African Republic (CAR)

    An informal platform of discussion for the diplomatic and NGO communities in New York and leading experts on CAR. Participants discussed the conflict dynamics, lessons learned from past interventions, and possible international responses.

    Date
    , 1:00am
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 10.Findings and Methodology: The UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo (New York)

    A Central Africa Policy Forum discussion on the findings and methodology of the two UN Group of Experts' reports on the Democratic Republic of Congo released in 2012.

    Date
    , 1:00am
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 11.Crisis in Eastern DRC: History Repeating Itself? (New York)

    A Central African Policy Forum discussion on the conflict in Eastern DRC with International Crisis Group's Marc André Lagrange.

    Date
    , 1:00am
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 12.The Crisis in Eastern DRC: Findings from Two Recent Reports (New York)

    A Central Africa Policy Forum discussion on The Crisis in Eastern DRC: Findings from Two Recent Reports with Jason Stearns, Director, Usalama Project, Rift Valley Institute, presented the first of a series of reports on armed groups in eastern DRC, with this inaugural report focusing on the new M23 rebellion and its predecessor, the CNDP and Koen Vlassenroot Professor and Director of the Conflict Research Group (CRG), University of Ghent, focused on the outcomes of a recent conference held in Brussels on land issues as a key driver and sustaining factor of violence in eastern DRC. Moderated by Tatiana Carayannis, Social Science Research Council.

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    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 13.The DR Congo: Justice Reform Efforts and the Fight Against Impunity-- A status read (New York)

    A discussion about justice and impunity with Prof. Nyabirungu Mwene Songa, Chef de Cabinet and chief legal advisor to the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, and Colonel Toussaint Muntazini, Premier Conseiller de l'Auditorat General, overseeing the military court systems. Moderated by: Sofia Candeias; Head Criminal Justice Program, ICTJ.

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    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 14.A Way Forward for the DRC with Michel Noureddine Kassa (New York)

    A Central Africa Policy Forum discussion on A Way Forward for the DRC with Michel Noureddine Kassa, Initiative pour un Leadership Cohésif (a program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars). Moderated byTatiana Carayannis, Conflict Prevention Peace Forum.

    Date
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 15.The Post-Elections Situation in the DRC (New York)

    A Central Africa Policy Forum discussion on The Post-Elections Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Anneke Van Woudenberg, Human Rights Watch, Ida Sawyer, Human Rights Watch, and Pascal Kambale, Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa.

    Date
    , 1:00am
    Program
    Central Africa Policy Forum (CAPF)
    Meetings & Events