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1 Responding to Sexual Violence in Conflict: Fighting Impunity in DRC Focusing on the 'male perpetrator,' this paper first examines how, why, and with what effect gendered and raced imaginaries became encoded in international peace and security policy. Chloe Lewis 17 Dec 2018
2 OxPeace 2018: Progressive roles of business in the South African transition Dr Liz Carmichael discusses the ‘Progressive roles of business in the South African transition’ at the 2018 Oxpeace Conference. Liz Carmichael 16 Nov 2018
3 OxPeace 2018: The Role of Commercial Banks in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Anecdotal Evidence from the DRC Dr Sarah von Billerbeck presents her talk titled the ‘The Role of Commercial Banks in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Anecdotal Evidence from the DRC’ at the 2018 Oxpeace Conference. Sarah von Billerbeck 16 Nov 2018
4 FMR 53 - Effective community-based protection programming: lessons from the Democratic Republic of Congo Oxfam’s work with local communities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has prompted the organisation to develop guidance for themselves and for others working in similar situations. Richard Nunn 11 Oct 2016
5 Creative Commons Survival migration: failed governance and the crisis of displacement Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas term 2013. Seminar by Dr Alexander Betts (University of Oxford) recorded on 16 October 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Alexander Betts 25 Oct 2013
6 Creative Commons FMR 43 Data quality and information management in DRC Forced migration creates special challenges to collecting data and monitoring responses in fragile states where infrastructure and systems are weak or non-existent. Janet Ousley, Lara Ho 09 Aug 2013
7 Creative Commons FMR 43 'Everyone for themselves' in DRC's North Kivu While the international donor community has been trying to engage with DRC by partnering with the government to implement the New Deal for Aid Effectiveness for Fragile States, communities in DRC. Luisa Ryan, Dominic Keyzer 09 Aug 2013
8 Creative Commons FMR 43 Repeated displacement in eastern DRC The provision of some basic assistance in places to which people flee makes this process slightly easier but in the absence of state-led protection, multiple displacement has become a defining feature of the Kivu conflict. Fran Beytrison, Olivia Kalis 09 Aug 2013
9 Creative Commons Constitutionalism, ethnicity and minority rights in Africa: a legal appraisal from the Great Lakes region Public Seminar Series, Trinity term 2013. Seminar by Dr Jeremie Gilbert (University of East London) recorded on 22 May 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Jeremie Gilbert 24 May 2013
10 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Local Ownership of UN Peacebuilding in the DRC: Session 2A UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Sarah von Billerbeck gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Sarah von Billerbeck 21 May 2013
11 Creative Commons FMR 36 Foundations for repatriation and peace in DRC Parties to the protracted Congolese conflict have long promoted fear of 'the other' and a thirst for revenge; these attitudes must be addressed if peace is to have a chance. Vanessa Noël Brown 09 Apr 2013
12 Creative Commons FMR 36 Of tripartites, peace and returns After international agreements covering the return of refugees to Equateur and North Kivu, the challenge is to create local structures that can make the agreements work. Steve Hege 09 Apr 2013
13 Creative Commons FMR 36 Return in the political context of North Kivu Durable returns of IDPs and refugees into some of the most densely populated areas in eastern DRC are never going to be a simple exercise. Fergus Thomas 09 Apr 2013
14 Creative Commons FMR 36 Refugee return and root causes of conflict Since independence, violent conflicts in eastern DRC have been linked to access to land, affirmation of ethnic identities and competition for political control. Maria Lange 09 Apr 2013
15 Creative Commons FMR 36 ICRC: careful analysis is the key In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) combines its protection and assistance activities and focuses on 'priority zones' where armed actors are present. Alena Koscalova, Elena Lucchi, Sabine Kampmüller 09 Apr 2013
16 Creative Commons FMR 36 Innovation in cash-voucher programming Cash vouchers offer flexibility, enabling payment for school fees as well as for basic necessities. They also empower people who, in displacement, have been deprived of choice. Kokoévi Sossouvi 09 Apr 2013
17 Creative Commons FMR 36 The Data Centre for IDPs in North Kivu Effective provision of aid and protection for those displaced in eastern DRC requires reliable data which the new Data Centre in North Kivu is helping to provide. Laura Jacqueline Church 09 Apr 2013
18 Creative Commons FMR 36 Civil society and the displaced persons of Bandundu Local organisations in Bandundu province located in western DRC are struggling to meet the needs of displaced persons in the absence of government or international assistance. Pierre Sossou, Boanerges M’Paty, Fulgence Buzika 08 Apr 2013
19 Creative Commons FMR 36 DRC: a donor perspective Donor engagement in DRC is more important than ever but donors need to reassess their strategies. Seb Fouquet 08 Apr 2013
20 Creative Commons FMR 36 Too big to fail The UN integrated mission in DRC and the piloting of humanitarian reform there have been necessarily innovative in a challenging context. Ross Mountain 08 Apr 2013
21 Creative Commons FMR 36 Press-ganged children Addressing the fate of children who are recruited into armed conflicts is not as simple as demanding their exclusion from those conflicts. Axel Poullard 08 Apr 2013
22 Creative Commons FMR 36 Evictions from DRC's protected areas There is an increasing number of people who are being evicted from DRC's 'protected areas' both by the government and by international conservation organisations. Kai Schmidt-Soltau 08 Apr 2013
23 Creative Commons FMR 36 Not going home: displaced youth after war In preparing for a post conflict DRC, we should be more aware of young people's aspirations, the opportunities open to them, and the challenges they face in building a decent life. Timothy Raeymaekers 08 Apr 2013
24 Creative Commons FMR 36 Land, IDPs and mediation Unmanaged resettlement of IDPs in eastern DRC might threaten an already fragile security situation. Baptiste Raymond 08 Apr 2013
25 Creative Commons FMR 36 Land and property disputes impeding return and reintegration A survey conducted by UNHCR in 2009 in IDP camps in North Kivu shows that access to land is the second factor after security which prevents people from returning to their zone of origin. Oumar Sylla 08 Apr 2013
26 Creative Commons FMR 36 Preventing sexual violence While there has been more focus on assistance to survivors of sexual violence after they have been attacked, not enough resources or political attention are devoted to preventing these acts of violence from occurring in the first place. Melanie Teff, Camilla Campisi 08 Apr 2013
27 Creative Commons FMR 36 Protection from sexual violence in DRC While service provision for survivors of sexual violence is the top priority, protection for women and girls can also be improved in DRC. Sarah Mosely, Talita Cetinoglu, Marit Glad 08 Apr 2013
28 Creative Commons FMR 36 Beyond the silence: sexual violence in eastern DRC The sexual violence laws introduced in DRC in 2006 have had only limited impact. A much louder condemnation of rape and a far more proactive approach to prevention are urgently needed. Jessica Keralis 08 Apr 2013
29 Creative Commons FMR 36 Displacement trends in DRC Internal displacement has plagued the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for nearly 20 years. This article provides an overview of the scale and causes of displacement. Greta Zeender, Jacob Rothing 08 Apr 2013
30 Creative Commons FMR 36 The role of governance and research Forced migration is not new to DRC but its extent and its consequences are still shocking. Good governance and research must play a stronger role if life is to improve for the citizens of DRC. Bernard Mumpasi Lututala 08 Apr 2013
31 Creative Commons FMR 36 The dynamics of instability in eastern DRC The conflict in eastern Congo has been the most deadly one since the second World War, and its social consequences have been disastrous. Solutions to the conflict must look to the long term. Pierre Jacquemot 08 Apr 2013
32 Creative Commons FMR 36 A scandal that needs to end While the crisis in the Kivus has been a focus of action and advocacy by the international community for decades, further conflicts have been proliferating in all four corners of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). John Holmes 08 Apr 2013
33 Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2009 : Beyond Blankets: in search of political deals and durable solutions for the displaced This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at the Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford. Jan Egeland 27 Nov 2009