African Union Border Programme
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the


Lilly Wehle

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Position Paper- Democratic Republic of Congo KleMAU 2019, Lilly Wehle

  1. The content of this Model African Union this year is the „African Union Border Programme“- particular- how this Committee can make a meaningful contribution to the DRC-Rwanda Conflict. The two countries have a long history of protracting fights with millions of people losing their lives. The goal of the conference this year is to increase security and cross-border relations- as well as to establish peace after decades of war and terror. 
  2. The Democratic Republic of Congo which got its independence in June 1960 from Belgium faced exploitation and cruel human rights violations since its discovery. Under Leopold II the country’s population perished due to...