DRC violence has many causes – the UN’s narrow focus on ethnicity won’t help end conflict

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The UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo’s 2023 mid-term report reduces the very complex causes of violence in the eastern part of the country to inter-communal violence. This widely disregards armed groups’ motivations to resort to violence.

Article published by the Conversation.

Read the story in ENglish: https://theconversation.com/drc-violence-has-many-causes-the-uns-narrow-focus-on-ethnicity-wont-help-end-conflict-208774

Read the story in French: https://theconversation.com/les-causes-de-la-violence-en-rdc-sont-multiples-la-focalisation-de-lonu-sur-lethnicite-ne-contribuera-pas-a-mettre-fin-au-conflit-209563

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PhD & Visiting researcher @POLISatLeeds. Interest: Microeconomic Analysis of Violent Conflict, Genocide Studies and violence targeting minority groups. Congolese, blogger advocating for Equitable Redistribution of Ressources & national wealth as well as & #Justice4All #DRC. On top of that, I'm proud of being a "villageois"

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