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Virtual event - DRC - Revised Mining Code, new national governance, and COVID-19: impacts on the human rights of local communities

23/09/2020 - Event

United Nations; Natural Resources

#HRC45 Virtual event | 23.09.2020 – 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM The 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC45) will focus on the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). On this occasion, EurAc and its partners will host a webinar to raise awareness among States on the... Read more

Press Release - COVID-19 in the Great Lakes region: leaving no one behind

27/05/2020 - Press release

Burundi, Central Africa, DRC, European Union, Great Lakes, Rwanda; All thematics

As the European Union (EU) outlined the long-awaited new EU-Africa strategy in March 2020, the European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) wishes to draw the attention of the EU policy and decision-makers to the specific challenges linked to COVID-19 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),... Read more

Call for tenders - EurAc's external evaluation

21/04/2020 - Call for tender

; All thematics

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) is looking for a consultant or a team of consultants to conduct an external evaluation, with as goals (1) to understand the impact of its work, (2) to guide future programming as well as (3) to provide input to improve external communication.... Read more

 

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc), created in 2003, aims to help the Great Lakes region build a better future. EurAc carries out advocacy work for a strong, coherent and sustainable engagement by the European Union and its Member States integrated to a regional approach. EurAc gathers 36 European civil society organisations that work on and in the region and that support local civil society in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda in promoting peace and development, and in defending human rights.

 

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21/08/2020 - Open Letter - (EN/FR)
Burundi, United Nations; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights, Peace & Security

Ahead of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council (#HRC45), EurAc and 42 other civil society organisations write to urge States to support the renewal of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on Burundi. 

21/08/2020 - Open Letter - (EN/FR)
Burundi, United Nations; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights, Peace & Security

Ahead of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council (#HRC45), EurAc and 42 other civil society organisations write to urge States to support the renewal of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on Burundi. 

27/05/2020 - Policy Brief - (EN)
Burundi, Central Africa, DRC, European Union, Great Lakes, Rwanda; All thematics

COVID-19 in the Great Lakes region: EurAc wishes to draw the attention of EU policy and decision-makers to the specific challenges in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in Rwanda and in Burundi and suggest courses of action to be taken focusing on fundamental rights and freedoms, gender-specific impacts, food insecurity, mineral supply-chains fragility and humanitarian issues.