A Diocesan Congress on Peace was hosted July 12th -14th in Dungu, DRC by the Diocesan Commision on Justice and Peace from the Catholic Diocese of Dungu-Doruma and by Conciliation Resources. The Congressed aimed to “find sustainable solutions to the problems of insecurity in the region and its direct consequences, stemming mainly from LRA activities in the area.”

The Congress released a Communique, featuring the group’s recommendations for leaders within the LRA-affected areas as well as the international community. The recommendations emphasized the importance of reinitiating dialogue with LRA leadership, addresssing the severe humanitarian needs in LRA-affected communities, supporting the reintegration of defecting LRA combattants, and ensuring inclusion and collaboration of all affected communities and groups in promoting a sustainable peace for the region.

Click here to download the full communique!