May 2015
Fresh perspectives on building peace in Eastern DRC seminar (video)

The largest and the most expensive UN peacekeeping operation in the world, European Union’s first peacekeeping force, International Criminal Court’s historic first case – these are only some of the highlights describing international interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In spite ...

Contributors at the seminar from left: Moderator Iina Soiri NAI; speaker Séverine Autessserre, Columbia University; MP Katarina Köhler; MP Désirée Pethrus; Maria Eriksson Baaz, NAI; Elisabeth Hedin, Sida; Eva Areskoug, MFA and speaker Pieter Vanholder, LPI
April 2015
Land, power and identity in the DRC seminar (video)

There are 32 rebel groups operating solely in eastern part of the DRC. In spite of popular beliefs, it is not conflict minerals but local struggles over land and power inflamed by ethnic identity that has fuelled these violent conflicts over the decades. The seminar, which took place on 20th April i...

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Horn of Africa Bulletin March-April 2015

In this special edition issue on religion, state and society: Kindeneh Endeg Mihretie describes the competition between the established Orthodox Church, Muslims and the relatively new Pentecostal movements to increase their sphere of influence in Addis Ababa. Michael Brislen examines Muslim and Ch...

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February 2015
Horn of Africa Bulletin January-February 2015

In this first issue of 2015: The 40th anniversary of Ethiopia's TPLF and its regional importance is discussed; Markus Virgil Hoehne asks how to ensure responsible oil production in Somalia, Hawa Noor examines Kenya's bid to regulate religious institutions and read more about the US policy on remitta...

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