The Road to Presidential Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Wednesday, Feb 2, 2011
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  • The CSIS Africa Program cordially invites you to attend:

    The Road to Presidential Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    With:

    Honorable Vital Kamerhe
    President and Co-founder, Union pour la Nation Congolaise
    Former President of the National Assembly, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Mvemba Dizolele
    Writer and Journalist
    Duignan Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Standford University

    Moderated by:

    Jennifer Cooke
    Director, CSIS Africa Program

    Wednesday, February 2, 2011
    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    B1C conference room
    CSIS
    1800 K St. NW
    Washington, DC 20006

    Vital Kamerhe, leader of the Union pour la Nation Congolaise (UNC) and former president of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will discuss the forthcoming presidential elections, his candidacy, and the outlook for democratic progress in the DRC. Mvemba Dizolele, Duignan distinguished fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, will offer his thoughts on the main challenges ahead and make suggestions for effective U.S. engagement in the DRC during the run-up to the polls and beyond.

    Please RSVP promptly to africa@csis.org, as space is limited.

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