Congo, Democratic Republic and Conflict and security
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- The BLDS conflict collection
- Search for the latest conflict-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Do people in the DRC prefer to receive cash or post-emergency kits?
- S. Bailey / Journal of Humanitarian Assistance 2007
- This paper explores the impacts of a pilot cash transfer programme in the Eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The results of the pilot shed light on intra-household decision-making dynamics, the appropriatene...
- Enhancing southern capacity: does the rhetoric match the reality?
- M. Couldrey (ed); T. Morris (ed) / Forced Migration Review 2007
- Virtually every humanitarian agency talks about their commitment to building Southern capacity and, increasingly, this discourse has been focused on forming ‘partnerships’ with Southern organisations. In this edition of Fo...
- Journalists prepare to advocate for police reform in the DRC
- Institute for Democracy in South Africa 2007
- What is the role of journalists in the transformation of the police and security forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)? This short document reports on a workshop aimed at developing effective strategies to en...
- How successful is South Africa’s peacekeeping contribution to the Democratic Republic of Congo?
- S. Koko / Institute for Security Studies 2007
- This article discusses the role played by South Africa in peacekeeping during the recent conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It particularly focuses on the factors that enabled President Mbeki’s ‘impose...
- How long should UN peacekeepers stay in the Congo?
- Oxfam 2007
- This briefing paper discusses the role of United Nations peacekeepers (MONUC) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The paper argues that the presence of MONUC has significantly reduced fighting and organised violence, and must b...
- Articles on urban-based humanitarian work
- T. Muller / Humanitarian Practice Network, ODI 2006
- This edition of Humanitarian Exchange includes various articles by different authors discussing humanitarian action in urban contexts and a range of general policy and practice articles. The contributors explore issues relating...
- Evaluation of peacebuilding and community development project in DRC
- I. Samset; Y. Madore / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2006
- This document outlines an evaluation of the project "Support to peacebuilding and community development in Ituri", a project implemented in the Ituri district of the Democratic Republic of Congo from mid- 2003 onwards, by the United N...
- Towards the reduction of violence against women in the post-conflict context of the DRC
- ActionAid International 2006
- This Action Aid paper makes five key recommendations for changes to the mandate of the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC). In addition it sets out further recommendations under each area of Disarmament,...
- Should the ICC proceed with prosecutions for the conflict in Darfur?
- N. Grono / Institute of Public Policy Research, Namibia 2006
- This article reviews the arguments for and against criminal prosecutions of the International Criminal Court (ICC) during ongoing conflict situations. In particular the report discusses the ICCs current interventions in the Demo...
- How should the International Criminal Court protect the rights of former child soldiers?
- M. Goetz / Redress Trust 2006
- The International Criminal Court broke new ground by charging Ugandan and Congolese warlords with recruiting or using children in hostilities. This report provides analysis of the context of child recruitment in Northern Uganda and Ea...