Managing Election-related Violence: Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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.

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