Tag Archive: DRC

PSRP Seminar: Electoral Dynamics in the DRC: Socio-Economic and Security Dimensions

The Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations, and the Rift Valley Institute are hosting a PSRP seminar on Electoral Dynamics in the DRC

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Recrutement des miliciens en période pré-électorale : le cas des ‘Raïa Mutomboki’ à Bunyakiri

Recrutement des miliciens en période pré-électorale : le cas des ‘Raïa Mutomboki’ à Bunyakiri English summary: In the course of 2015, recruitment for certain factions of the Raia Mutomboki armed group intensified in the area of Bunyakiri, located in Kalehe territory in the province of South Kivu (Democratic Republic of the Congo). In this blog, […]

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Un chef coutumier abattu : des spéculations à la crise sociopolitique en groupement de Kalonge, territoire de Kalehe

English summary: On 10 May 2013, Teso Ntarubibi, the village chief of Chifunzi, located in Kalonge groupement (in Kalehe territory, South Kivu province) was assassinated. The murder plunged Kalonge into a severe crisis and promoted the mobilization of armed groups, yet those who killed the mwami remain unidentified. In this blog, Emery Mudinga analyses four hypotheses concerning […]

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Les FDLR dans le sud du Sud Kivu après l’opération Sokola II

The FDLR in the south of South Kivu, following operation Sokola II Juvénal Twaibu est juriste (Licencié en Droit) et directeur du Centre Indépendant de Recherches et d’Études Stratégiques au Kivu (CIRESKI), basé à Uvira, Sud Kivu. Il est expert et analyste de groupes et conflits armés dans l’est de la RDC et au Burundi. […]

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National Action Plans on Women, Peace and Security: What is the experience on the ground?

The WILPF webinar will look into the progress in implementing the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 through National Action Plans, using the case studies of the DRC, Nigeria and Cameroon.

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The Making of Conflict in the Eastern Congo: Trouble in the Ruzizi Plain

In our last Opinion blog before the winter break, the PRSP delighted to share the second blog in the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) series on armed groups and local governance in the DRC. This work forms part of the Political Settlement Research Programme research. This post, by Judith Verweijen, is also available on the RVI […]

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Relire les motivations d’une attaque des miliciens Mai-Mai à Misisi

The PRSP is pleased to introduce the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) blog series on armed groups and local governance in the DRC which form part of the Political Settlement Research Programme research. This post, by Claude Iguma Wakenge, is also available on the RVI website (where first published). The Political Settlements Research Programme will also […]

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