Jan. 11, 2012, 2:59 p.m.
The African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) published this report on electoral violence in their November 2011 issue in light of the November 28th multi-party elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The report can be found here.
This Policy & Practice Brief provides an overview of election related violence in the DRC while examining its electoral landscape. Furthermore, it analyses underlying and proximate threats as possible triggers for election-related violence. It also makes recommendations for the role of various stakeholders in the immediate management of election-related violence and ensuring a successful elections outcome.