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Title: Management of Natural Resources : Artisanal Mining and Transborder Conflicts between Congo and Angola
Authors: De Boeck, Filip
Bumba Kamudiongo, Guillaume #
Issue Date: 25-Aug-2009
Conference: Reconstructing Fragility? The Post-conflict State in the DR Congo location:Pretoria, South-Africa date:24-25 August 2009
Abstract: The objective of this seminar is to bring researchers, experts and policy-makers together and discuss the nature of the post-conflict Congolese state. Discussions will focus on a number of critical issues, including security governance, management of natural resources, local peace efforts and external interventions.

Programme
Day 1: The process of state building
9.15-9.30 Introduction
9.30-11.00 Panel 1: Evaluating the post-conflict state
Speakers:
Jean Omasombo – Royal Museum for Central Africa/CEP University of Kinshasa
Muzong Kodi – Chatham House
Pierre Englebert – Pomona College
Filip de Boeck – K.U. Leuven

11.15-12.30 Panel 2: Post-conflict and security governance
Speakers:
Henri Boshoff – Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
Thierry Vircoulon – Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI)
Hans Hoebeke – Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations

14.00-15.30 Panel 3: Management of natural resources (mining and forests)
Speakers:
Nick Garrett – Resource Consulting Services (RCS)/ London Schools of Economics
Eric Kajembe – Observatoire Gouvernance – Bukavu
Filip De Boeck & Guillaume Bumba – K.U. Leuven

Day 2: Dealing with dynamics of violence and conflict
9.30-10.45 Panel 4: The politics of mobilisation, demobilisation and re-integration
Speakers:
Koen Vlassenroot – Ghent University / Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations
Joost Van Puyenbroeck – IKV/Pax Christi
Onesphore Sematumba – Pole Institute

11.00-12.15 Panel 5: Promoting local peace
Speakers:
Severine Autesserre – Columbia University
Michel Noureddine Kassa – ILCCE, Kinshasa
Dominic Johnson - TAZ

14.00-15.15 Panel 6: Foreign militias and regional responses
Speakers:
Hans Romkema – Conflict & Transition Consultancies
Mareike Schomerus – London School of Economics
Guillaume Lacaille – International Crisis Group

15.30-17.00 Panel 7: The role of the international community
Speakers:
Denis Tull – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
Renier Nijskens – Belgium Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Kenny Pedro – South African Department of Foreign Relations and Cooperation

17.00 Concluding remarks
Koen Vlassenroot – Ghent University / Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations
Jakkie Cilliers – ISS

19.00 Conference Function, Belgium Embassy, Pretoria
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IMa
Appears in Collections:Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa
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