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Maria Lange

DRC country manager for the peacebuilding organisation International Alert

Maria Lange is a peacebuilding and conflict resolution expert with seven years’ experience working in the Great Lakes region (Burundi and DRC). At present, she is the DRC country manager for the peacebuilding organisation International Alert and is based in Goma.

Series of Photo Stories Make Local Voices Heard on DRC Conflict

Torn apart by 20 years of conflict, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the most violence-stricken parts of the world. In a region with colossal economic potential, many armed groups regularly engage in fighting with devastating consequences for the local populations...
09/12/2013 13:58 GMT

One Chapter of War in DRC May Be Over, But What Now for Peace?

In the longer term, peace in DRC also requires its government to undertake effectively and in good faith its commitments under this framework, including key structural governance and security sector reforms, and create the conditions for the national oversight mechanism to function effectively...
08/11/2013 16:05 GMT