Essays about: "Democratic Republic of Congo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the words Democratic Republic of Congo.

  1. 1. Urban Growth and Environmental Risks - A GIS-Based Analysis of Landslide Susceptibility in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Simon Paul; [2019]
    Keywords : Bukavu; Landslides; Environmental Risks; GIS; Urban Growth; Slope Inclination; Land Cover; D. R. Congo; South Kivu; Satellite Data; Digital Elevation Model;

    Abstract : The city of Bukavu, located at the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the province of South Kivu, is a large and densely populated urban agglomeration that has experienced rapid growth during recent years. At the same time, Bukavu has been repeatedly struck by environmental hazards, especially by devastating landslides. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Long Way Home : Spontaneous Returns and Potential Returns of Syrian Refugees Examined

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Shant Kerbabian; [2019]
    Keywords : Syria; Return Migration; Spontaneous Return; Syrian Refugees; Diaspora; Homeland; Transnationalism;

    Abstract : The recent wave of Syrian refugees’ spontaneous return to conflict areas in Syria is not a new phenomenon, various cases of return to areas that do not meet safety and security standards has happened in cases like Somali refugees returning from Kenya or Angolan refugees returning from Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, the Syrian case is important to study in order to examine any new patterns or elements in refugee returns that could arise or could be unpacked by looking into the Syrian case. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Religion in the Democratization Process : A Case Study on the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Kerstin Eneflo; [2019]
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  4. 4. The United Nations Does (Not) Wage War : The Role of Hostility and Commitment in UN Peace Enforcement Missions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Sofia Wennberg; [2019]
    Keywords : peace enforcement; hostility; commitment; MONUSCO; UNMISS; MINUSMA; United Nations;

    Abstract : While there exists a considerable body of literature on the development of UN peace operations: from traditional peacekeeping operations to today’s robust enforcement missions; scrutinizing their efficiency and the challenges they face – little attention has been paid to why various levels of military action are used by a mission. This study addresses this research gap by comparing three UN enforcement operations: MONUSCO in the Democratic Republic of Congo, UNMISS in South Sudan, and MINUSMA in Mali. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'Nobody wants to get into the jungle' : Explaining strategy based on restrained offensive operations and peacekeeping effectiveness.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Francisco Magliano; [2018]
    Keywords : MONUSCO; offensive operations; peacekeeping operations; Democratic Republic of Congo;

    Abstract : No study has so far documented the characteristics of a military strategy based on offensive operations and whether they influence the security situation in the areas in which they are launched. Yet, it seems extremely important to study because there is a growing trend in Peacekeeping Operations of becoming more robust in the use of force by applying this kind of military strategy. READ MORE