Unfinished Business: A Framework for Peace in the Great Lakes

By Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Updated: 07/10/2012

DRCMap By Rigobert Minani Bihuzo. Africa Center for Strategic Studies, July 2012.

Despite numerous peace agreements, Africa’s Great Lakes region has been in a persistent state of conflict for the past two decades. The contributions and shortcomings of some of the most significant previous peace initiatives, however, offer vital lessons as to how to mitigate the local level tensions, national political dynamics, and competing regional interests that have led to recurring outbreaks of violence.

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