Event & livestream tomorrow: DR Congo's CENCO Agreement: A Foundation for Real Political Transition?
On Wednesday, January 18, the Enough Project and the Atlantic Council will host, “DRC's CENCO Agreement: A Foundation for Real Political Transition?” in Washington, DC.
Speakers will discuss the ongoing political situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the wake of the December 31 deal between the country’s political opposition and President Joseph Kabila, who failed to respect the constitutionally-mandated end of his term in office on December 19. The discussion will provide an update on the unfolding situation in the country and how the US and Europe can best support the political transition.
- Dr. Pierre Englebert, H. Russell Smith Professor of International Relations and Professor of African Politics, Pomona College
- Sasha Lezhnev, Associate Director of Policy, Enough Project
- Dr. J. Peter Pham, Director, Africa Center; Vice President, Atlantic Council
- Bronwyn Bruton, Director, Africa Center Research and Programs; Deputy Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. EST
LIVESTREAM: Click here to watch the livestream.
LOCATION: Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20005
FOR MEDIA: For media planning to attend the event in person, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About THE ENOUGH PROJECT
The Enough Project, an atrocity prevention policy group, seeks to build leverage for peace and justice in Africa by helping to create real consequences for the perpetrators and facilitators of genocide and other mass atrocities. Enough aims to counter rights-abusing armed groups and violent kleptocratic regimes that are fueled by grand corruption, transnational crime and terror, and the pillaging and trafficking of minerals, ivory, diamonds, and other natural resources. Enough conducts field research in conflict zones, develops and advocates for policy recommendations, supports social movements in affected countries, and mobilizes public campaigns. Learn more – and join us – at www.EnoughProject.org.