The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
Western powers must accept responsibility for their detrimental influence in the Congo and fulfill their obligation to help structure stability in the war-ravaged country.
Critics have wrongly attacked U.S. legislation designed to regulate minerals imported from Congo.
The Obama administration should begin implementing the Obama Law by appointing a special envoy to the Great Lakes Region.
Emira Woods, co-director of the Institute's Foreign Policy In Focus project, will discuss this instrument for accountability, justice, and stability in Africa's Great Lakes region.
A new U.S. law requires that companies doing business in the Congo and adjoining countries disclose the provenance of the minerals transacted efforts taken to ensure armed groups don't profit.
A day of events to reflect, assess, and celebrate the way toward a truly free and liberated DRCongo.
Young people everywhere refuse to ignore the deadliest conflict since WWII.
France's imperial footprint in Africa is large and not shrinking any time soon.
The international community has promised assistance to refugees in Congo. But not much has reached them.