Political Situation in Congo

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commissionhosted a panel discussion on the current political and security situations in the Democratic Republic… read more

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commissionhosted a panel discussion on the current political and security situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Speakers also discussed emerging human rights violations, local conflicts, and the challenges facing United Nations peacekeepers in the DRC. Panelists included representatives from Amnesty International, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Stimson Center and the Search for Common Good. According to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), an estimated 3.8 million people had been internally displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo. close

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  • Adotei Akwei Managing Director Amnesty International->Government Relations
  • Alexis Arieff Analyst Congressional Research Service->Africa and the Maghreb
  • Aditi Gorur Director Stimson (Henry L.) Center->Protecting Civilians in Conflict Program
  • Steve Hege Senior Officer U.S. Institute of Peace->Middle East and Africa Program
  • Mike Jobbins Director Search for Common Ground->Global Affairs and Partnerships
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Political Situation in Congo

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Program ID:
432935-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 23, 2017 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2017 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 23, 2017 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2017 | 8:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2017 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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