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Fall Programming - Building a Durable Peace in Congo


Speakers

Azarias Ruberwa
Azarias Ruberwa
Former Vice-President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and President of the Congolese Rally for Democracy

Azarias Ruberwa Manywa was one of four vice-presidents in the transitional government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 2003-2006. He has been president of the Rassemblement Congolais pour la Démocratie since 2003. He was an unsuccessful candidate for president in 2006.

He is a member of the Banyamulenge community of South Kivu.  He was a key participant in the negotiations that produced the peace agreement in the DRC, serving as chief negotiator for the RCD rebel movement.

Ruberwa trained as a lawyer at the University of Lubumbashi, where he also practiced law before the AFDL war in 1996. After losing the presidential election in 2006, he became a member of the bar in Kinshasa and re-opened his law practice.



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Date/Time
October 16, 2007
6:30 - 8:45
Location
UWM Student Union Ballroom
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee ,WI 53211
Cost (single lecture/series)
Basic Members: $4.00 / $10.00
Premium & Above Members: $0 / $0
Non-Members: $8.00 / $20.00
Students: $0 / $0