Peacebuilding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we are joined by Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar Rigobert Minani Bihuzo who discusses his project “Peacebuilding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Revisiting the Tool Kit.” He explains why, despite the deployment of the world’s largest UN peacekeeping mission, conflicts that have killed and displaced millions have continued. Father Minani also discusses what new approaches the government and non-state actors can take in combating the long-term violence within the DRC.
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