Past event

Research Event

Continuity and Change: Recent Developments in the DRC and Opportunities for Engagement

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme, DRC and Great Lakes


Patrick L'Hôte, Head of Operations, Central and Southern Africa, International Committee of the Red Cross
Chair: Ben Shepherd, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House 


The ICRC has its largest running operation in sub-Saharan Africa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As Head of Operations in Central Africa, Patrick L'Hôte will discuss governance and security dimensions to the ongoing humanitarian challenges facing the country. He will discuss responses to these challenges and offer his perspective on the role that international partners and decision makers might usefully play.

This event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.