On Monday, March 19th, 2018, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing with International Crisis Group Senior Analyst for Congo, Hans Hoebeke and Senior UN Analyst Ashish Pradhan to present their latest report on the electoral process in the DRC and to discuss the significance of upcoming elections in Africa for the UN.
Media Advisory is available for details below.
Hans is Crisis Group’s Senior Analyst for Congo. He is based in Nairobi.
Ashish Pradhan is International Crisis Group’s Senior UN Analyst. He is responsible for Crisis Group’s engagement with the UN Secretariat, Security Council members, and other member states and his work primarily focuses on African and Asian crises. Ashish regularly relays Crisis Group’s field-based analysis to UN officials and member state diplomats, especially in the lead-up to key Security Council discussions and resolutions. He also ensures that debates at UNHQ are adequately reflected in Crisis Group’s own reporting and policy prescriptions.
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A. I have been working the phone over the past 90 minutes. This is what I can share— Trevor Ncube (@TrevorNcube) June 23, 2018
1. Intelligence/police ruling out MDC as a source of Bulawayo explosion. MDC clearly don’t have capacity.
2. Militant activists in Bulawayo have been questioned and ruled out
Today's explosion at White City Stadium in Byo is a tragic reminder that the use of tanks, bombs, grenades & guns by whosoever against anyone to settle a political contest is barbaric. Nov 15, 2017 set a dangerous paradigm for politics in Zimbabwe. Violence begets violence. Sad! pic.twitter.com/PugLVxTnYc— Prof Jonathan Moyo (@ProfJNMoyo) June 23, 2018
Io sono romano-salentina, ma oggi mi sento un pochino milanese anche io twitter.com/gramantovani1/…
non c’è un’Italia solo razzista, intollerante, misera, pronta a scagliarsi sui più poveri e sui diseredati. C’è Milano dove il Sindaco Beppe Sala e l’arcivescovo Mario Delpini organizzano il Pranzo Multietnico più Grande del Mondo, a Parco Sempione.Grazie, sono di Milano anch’io.— graziellamantovani (@gramantovani1) June 23, 2018