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More conflict-free mines in Congo

 Initiatives - June 2014

Enough Project identifies early signs of success four years after enactment of Dodd-Frank “conflict minerals” legislation

Market changes spurred by the 2010 Dodd-Frank law on conflict minerals have helped significantly reduce the involvement of armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo”) in the mines of three out of the four conflict minerals according to an investigation by the 'Enough Project - The project against genocide and crimes against humanity' based in Washington.

Media and conflicts in the African Great Lakes

 News - February 2014

CfA for Post-doc in Media Studies at Université libre de Bruxelles. Deadline for applications: 1 March 2014

The Research Centre in Information and Communication (ReSIC) at Université libre de Bruxelles, in the frame of EC-funded project INFOCORE coordinated by the University of Munich (LMU) seeks a postdoctoral researcher

Transboundary Conservation and Peacebuilding through Experiential Learning

 Initiatives - July 2013

Video by International Peace Park Expeditions

The Berlin based Environment Conflict Cooperation (ECC) platform initiated by adelphi research has published insights into cross-boundary environmental protection involving Uganda, Rwanda and the Congo. In an interview Geoff Dabelko, Professor and Director of Environmental Studies at Ohio University, talks about this and other experiences in this field: "Utilizing transboundary conservation as a means to advance peacebuilding and environmental goals is no longer a new idea.

After the Elections: DR Congo at the turning point?


Save the Date: International Conference at the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation Berlin

Six months after the Presidential and Parliamentary elections, the DR Congo is facing enormous challenges: Several opposition parties repudiate the election results, human rights are violated on a large scale by security forces and illegal rebel movements alike, the humanitarian situation is still alarming and the government has hardly been able to improve most development indicators.

Ecumenical Network Central Africa (ÖNZ), Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (FES)
05.06.2012 (All day)
06.06.2012 (All day)

Coordinator of the CPS "Great Lakes" regional programme

 Jobs - October 2011

AGEH ZFD Job posting # 2654
Stemming violence without military means, helping civil forces within society to resolve conflicts by peaceful means: this is the idea behind the Civil Peace Service (CPS). The Great Lakes region (Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo) has a long history of ongoing conflict, although the situation has changed since 2001 as a result of peace agreements, democratic initiatives and, ultimately, democratic elections. In spite of these positive signals, a lasting peace has yet to take hold.

Dodd Frank Act in the DR Kongo

Dossier by Ecumenical Network Central Africa | N.N. |  2011  

Land, Power, and Identity

Roots of violent conflict in Eastern DRC | C. Huggins |  2010  
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