With serious violent conflicts still happening in the east of the country, parliament is serving both to prevent a return to fully-fledged war and to help end the conflict. It is, however, a parliament of crisis – as is the case with all institutions in times of transition. This is the first research of its kind conducted on the DRC’s transitional parliament.
About the contributor
Claude Kabemba is a programme manager in the Research, Information and Publications Department at the Johannesburg-based Electoral Institute of Southern Africa. He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Wits University and is a PhD candidate at the same institute. He has published numerous research reports, newspaper articles and book chapters, and has edited and co-authored monographs and books. He has served as editor of the Journal of African Elections and is a member of the editorial board of Critical Dialogue.
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