A discussion with Coordinator of Youth for A New Society, Ben Kabamba on the Telema (Rise Up) movement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus project is pleased to join Busboys & Poets and Friends of the Congo for this reading and signing by author Michael Deibert.
The West suddenly seems less concerned with democracy in the DRC than it professed to be last year.
Come to a briefing on the renewed violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the questions and the answers to the conflict.
On November 28th the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) held its second presidential and parliamentary election since the devastating war that began in 1996 and continues to claim lives in the eastern part of the country. Assassinations, intimidation, and other human rights violations have been reported since the electoral process started. On December 6th, 2011 the preliminary presidential election results are expected to be announced. This December 6th briefing will address the significance of the elections and recommendations of the Mapping Exercise Report to US Foreign Policy.
The EU has an army of sorts. Maybe it should start using it for the common good.