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“Democracy in Danger in Democratic Republic of the Congo”

December 1, 2015 at 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location:433 ( History Lounge) Paterson Hall
Key Contact:Institute of African Studies
Contact Phone:613-520-2600x2220

The Institute of African Studies presents a talk entitled “Democracy in Danger in Democratic Republic of the Congo” by Decky Kipuka Kabongi
(Carleton University) on Tuesday, December 1st, 2:30 p.m. in 433 Paterson Hall (History Lounge).

Decky Kipuka Kabongi is a Ph.D candidate in international development policy at the NPSIA at Carleton University. His area of research interest is on the nexus of security and development in the African Great Lakes Region. For his Ph.D dissertation, Decky is investigating, using econometrics analysis, the determinants of variations in military spending in Africa across time and sub-regions. Decky holds master’s degrees in economics and public affairs. He was born and educated in the DRC where he also worked for the United Nations. He teaches the political economy of the African Great Lakes at Carleton University and is the founder of the Emmanuel Centre for Development Initiatives, a not-for-profit organization that is helping poor children have access to education in Uganda and eastern DRC.

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