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The Demise of the M23 Rebellion; Advocacy and Diplomacy in Focus

The surrender of the rebel group in eastern DRC, M23, would not have been possible without the foreign diplomacy changes made by governments which have previously turned a blind eye to Rwanda and Uganda’s proxy wars in and against DRC.
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Welcoming a New Wave of Diplomacy in Democratic Republic of the Congo

On November 21, the Great Lakes Forum held a briefing at John Hopkins University in Washington DC featuring US Special Envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Senator Russ Feingold.
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Rwandan Army Allies’ Crimes in Congo: Who is Not Named in the UN Report?

On October 1, 2010, the UN finally released its report (read it here) about the war crimes, crimes against humanity, major violations of international laws and possibly a genocide committed by Rwandan troops (APR) and its allies,
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Congo Action Plan

Democratic Republic of the Congo is roughly the size of Western Europe. It’s establishment of a peaceful future is critical for the stability of the entire region. It’s difficult past leaves nothing but... READ MORE

Election Date Set for DRC

DRC: Elections to be held on 30 July, polls body says (IRIN) Independent Electoral Commission Chairman Apollinaire Muholongo Malumalu announced on Sunday that Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on July 30th.  The first elections to be... READ MORE

Annan in DRC: Democracy Around Corner

The Democratic Republic of Congo must arrange its upcoming election itself, although the international community will help keep the peace during the polls, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday during a visit... READ MORE

DR Congo Election Protest March

BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa Thousands of opposition supporters have been demonstrating in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa. Followers of veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi are demanding a repeat of voter registration for elections... READ MORE

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