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Call for tender: looking for an external evaluator

20/03/2023 - Vacancy

Central Africa, DRC, Great Lakes; Natural Resources

The PEUPLE project (Promoting the participation of Pygmy Indigenous Peoples in the sustainable management of land and natural resources in the DRC) is a three-year project, launched in 2021, jointly implemented by AEDH, DOCIP (Centre de documentation, de recherche et d'information des Peuples... Read more

Renewed EU Great Lakes Strategy: A Missed Opportunity for Good Governance and Human Rights

20/02/2023 - Communiqué

Central Africa, European Union, Great Lakes; All thematics

EurAc welcomes the adoption of a new European Strategy for the Great Lakes, which sends a strong signal in favor of peace and sustainable development in the region. However, EurAc is deeply concerned about the narrow economic-oriented approach chosen by the European Union (EU) as a global response... Read more

WORKSHOP REPORT : European Regulation on Responsible Mineral Sourcing

10/10/2022 - Policy Brief

Central Africa, DRC; Natural Resources

The 1st of January 2021 marked the entry into force of the European Regulation on Responsible Sourcing of tin, tungsten tantalum and gold (3TG) from conflict-affected and high-risk areas (EU CMR or Regulation). The objective of the Regulation is to oblige European companies to carry out due... 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 34 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.

 

Annual Report 2022

Latest positions and publications

20/10/2023 - Communiqué - (EN)
European Union; Natural Resources

More than six years after it was signed into law, the EU Regulation on the responsible supply of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) originating from conflict-affected and high-risk areas (CAHRAs) is failing to reach its key objectives: breaking the link between mineral exploitation and conflict financing and addressing human rights abuses in the supply chains. As part of the co-signatories of this statement, EurAc calls on the European Union and its Member States to take steps to better enforce the existing Regulation and to adopt new measures to improve supply chain transparency while increasing direct support for responsible sourcing in producing countries.

13/06/2023 - Vacancy - (EN)
European Union, Great Lakes; All thematics

EurAc is looking for its new Director. All the details of the job description and info about the application can be found in the annexed document. Deadline : 16th July 2023. 

08/06/2023 - Annual Report - (EN)
European Union, Great Lakes; All thematics

Read the report and discover our main activities in 2022.