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Press Release - CENI: the European Union must adopt a firm position on the respect of the electoral process in the DR Congo

27/10/2021 - Press release

DRC, European Union; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights

> Download the press release (PDF).  The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) and its members regret that the appointment of the new president of the CENI Denis Kadima took place in the absence of consensus. The European Union (EU) must do everything possible to avoid a major political... Read more

Call for tenders - Consultancy: EU advocacy strategy & targets

14/09/2021 - Call for tender

European Union; All thematics

EurAc is currently in the process of finalising the design of its new global strategy for the period 2021 - 2024 and is looking for a consultant to strengthen the advocacy component of this strategy. What? The consultant will provide to EurAc a proposition on how to connect all levels in order to... Read more

Online event – European Regulation on Responsible Mineral Sourcing: what are the lessons learned so far for the upcoming review and new legislative proposal?

26/08/2021 - Event

DRC, European Union, United Nations; Natural Resources

On 28th September 2021, EurAc and its partners will host an online conference bringing together local and European civil society representatives, European Union (EU)’s officials and companies. This event will provide recommendations to EU decision-makers with regards to the implementation of the... 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 2020

Latest positions and publications

17/11/2021 - Policy Brief - (EN)
DRC, European Union; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights

In this policy brief, EurAc and its member organisations outline recommendations for a more coherent, continued, and strategic Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) engagement by the European Union (EU) and its Member States focusing on pre-election, elections and post-election times in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

27/10/2021 - Press release - (EN/FR)
DRC, European Union; Natural Resources

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) and its members regret that the appointment of the new president of the CENI Denis Kadima took place in the absence of consensus. The European Union (EU) must do everything possible to avoid a major political crisis that could jeopardise the holding of peaceful democratic elections in 2023.

23/09/2021 - Communiqué - (FR)
Burundi, United Nations; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights

[French] Decrying the persistence of serious human rights violations despite the hopes for change nourished by the political changeover; and calling for the renewal of the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry in order to ensure the documentation and in-depth monitoring of the human rights situation in Burundi.