A fragmented Europe in a frail Congo

Jacobs, A.D. ORCID: 0000-0001-5078-4075, 2011. A fragmented Europe in a frail Congo. Zurich, Switzerland: ETH Zurich Center for Security Studies (CSS).

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Abstract

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to risky contradictions: despite being very “rich” in natural resources, it remains consistently “poor” in solid and legitimate state structures. Europe conducts numerous efforts to strengthen Congolese social and economic infrastructures, offering security and governance support alongside more traditional development projects. But its actions suffer from situational ignorance, fragmentation, and policy frailty. A coherent and strategic (international) approach is urgently needed to provide valuable impetus to the most pressing Congolese needs.

Item Type: Research report for external body
Description: CSS analyses in security policy series no. 99
Creators: Jacobs, A.D.
Contributors:
NameRoleORCID
Möckli, D.EditorUNSPECIFIED
Publisher: ETH Zurich Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Place of Publication: Zurich, Switzerland
Date: 2011
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 27 Sep 2019 10:10
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 10:13
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/37840

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