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How the Film Virunga Distorts the Politics and People of Congo | Foreign Affairs

How the Film Virunga Distorts the Politics and People of Congo | Foreign Affairs | Congofilie | Scoop.it
It is easy to see why the Oscar-nominated film Virunga has received such widespread acclaim.
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Much aid, little long-term impact in DRC

Much aid, little long-term impact in DRC | Congofilie | Scoop.it
Amid donor cutbacks and camp closures, aid agencies are questioning the sustainable impact of humanitarian response in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and calling for an overhaul of aid delivery.
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Major new plan outlines a new approach to unlocking global climate action > General Analysis > Analysis | Click Green

A global consortium of the world’s leading experts on international climate policy and action today released a comprehensive proposal outlining the key ingredients to reach a global climate agreement in Paris next year
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A consortium of research institutions - including VUB's IES - publishes a plan for unlocking climate action. It combines most elements generally considered as ambitious policies: phasing out emissions, reviewing every 5 years (instead of 10 years), integrating fairness/equity/justice as guiding principles

 

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Rumors of Peace, Whispers of War: Assessment of the Reintegration ...

Rumors of Peace, Whispers of War: Assessment of the Reintegration ... | Congofilie | Scoop.it
Roughly 100000 combatants have been demobilized over the last decade in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Many have transitioned into civilian employment in economic sectors for which no assistance or training was ...
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Enough 101: What is the M23 Movement in Eastern Congo? - Enough Project (blog)

Enough 101: What is the M23 Movement in Eastern Congo? - Enough Project (blog) | Congofilie | Scoop.it
Enough 101: What is the M23 Movement in Eastern Congo?Enough Project (blog)Editor's Note: This post is a brief history, intended to provide a contextual background for understanding the complex issues that the Enough Project works on.
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Peacekeepers gone wild: How much more abuse will the UN ignore in Congo?

Peacekeepers gone wild: How much more abuse will the UN ignore in Congo? | Congofilie | Scoop.it
Rape and exploitation of young Congolese girls at the hands of UN troops is continuing without impunity, new research shows (We promise to raise awareness of issues that systemically impact our sisters and brothers in Africa.@Globeandmail
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Ibi Bateke Carbon Sink Plantation, DRC | EJAtlas

Ibi Bateke Carbon Sink Plantation, DRC | EJAtlas | Congofilie | Scoop.it
This A/R CDM project under the direction of Nova Cell (DRC), and with finance from CASCADe Africa, a multi-lateral conservation fund, seeks to sequester 2.
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ClimateFairshare

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Friends of the Earth (and Friends) translate a climate justice-and equity-approach in country-by-country responsibilities. Belgium should cut emissions by 2025 with 65 to 75% (compared to 1990)!

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Elections in Congo. Yes, but which, when, and how?

Elections in Congo. Yes, but which, when, and how? | Congofilie | Scoop.it
Amidst the publication of a (partial) electoral calendar by Abbé Malu-Malu, head of DRC's Commission Nationale Eléctorale Indépendante (CENI), discussions over the country's upcoming round of polls...
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Q&A: DR Congo conflict

Q&A: DR Congo conflict | Congofilie | Scoop.it
The BBC News website looks at the background to the unrest in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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IT'S THE EDUCATION, STUPID! - Fotoreportage door Dieter Telemans - ook BTC

IT'S THE EDUCATION, STUPID! - Fotoreportage door Dieter Telemans - ook BTC | Congofilie | Scoop.it
Maandagochtend start het nieuwe schooljaar. Of het lesgeven nu al dan niet in een containerklas zal gebeuren en met of zonder iPad, vaststaat dat het onderwijsniveau en de scholeninfrastructuur in België tot de allerbeste ter wereld behoren.Niet overal hebben kinderen dat geluk. Fotograaf Dieter Telemans trok naar landen waar leerlingen het met veel minder moeten stellen.
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Bid to block $100m 'vulture' debt

Bid to block $100m 'vulture' debt | Congofilie | Scoop.it
Charities call for Britain's Privy Council to block an American speculator from taking $100m from the Democratic Republic of Congo through a 'vulture fund' which sued in Jersey. (W.T.F.?
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deredactie.be - ANALYSE » Blog Archive » De Afrikaanse doortocht van Reynders

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