Panel on DRC Civil Society held in Belgium

At UDPS Liege, Damien Twambilangana questions (FR) Patient Bagenda's mobilization of his NGO Anti-Bwaki in favor of the DRC's new constitution. (The constitution was voted in by referendum last December. ) Twambilangana who is a member of Debout pour le Congo [Stand Up for Congo]confronted Bagenda with his questions at a panel “Will Civil Society save the DRC?” held March 16 by a Belgian NGO. During the panel, Bagenda argued that civil society erred when it took on a managerial role during the transition period instead of mobilizing and educating the population on key issues.

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