Rift Valley Institute Great Lakes Course

From Congo Siasa Thu Mar 7 2013, 10:01:00

The Rift Valley Institute's Great Lakes Course

Saturday 22 - Friday 28 June

The fourth Great Lakes Course will be held in Jinja, Uganda, from 22 to 28 June 2013. It covers Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and the border zone with Uganda.

The 2013 course examines the current crisis in the Kivus, the prospects of institutional reform in the DRC, regional resource issues, and political developments in Burundi and Rwanda, and is intended for journalists, diplomats, aid officials, civil society activists and local leaders.

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