Bula Matari or Pompier-pyromane? Grappling with the nature and future of the Congolese state


24 April 2017


Egmont Institute

This invitation-only event discussed the current political and security situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, looking at the main dynamics of the expanding crisis and possible way forwards. The meeting brought together three renowned experts on the DRC: Jason Stearns, director of the Congo Research Group of the Center on International Cooperation of the NYU, Christoph Vogel, Independent Expert on the Great Lakes, and Ben Shepherd, Consulting Fellow with the Africa Programme at Chatham House.

(Photo credit: MONUSCO)