Recycling Rebels? Demobilization in the Congo

Recycling Rebels? Demobilization in the Congo


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Policy points:
• Political roots of armed mobilization remain largely unaddressed casting doubt over whether the third major national disarmament , demobilization and reintegration programme (DDR III) can be successful.
• DDR III needs to be more closely coordinated with the wider political and security context.

Note: This briefing paper is part of the outputs from PSRP’s work in DRC, by Rift Valley Institute. It is part of a series of briefing papers, blogs and reports on political settlements and armed actors, based on a case study of the DRC. The work extends RVI’s previous work in the country Usalama (I).

Paper in French

Keywords: DRC, Conflict

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