Monthly Archives: March 2012

UN Condemns Human Rights Violations in DRC

On March 21, 2012 the United Nations Human Rights Office published a report condemning violence during the November Presidential elections.  The report called for the government to investigate the disappearances, injuries and deaths and to bring justice to the victims … Continue reading

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Catholic Relief Services on Kony 2012

With all the recent media regarding Kony 2012, Catholic Relief Services, who have been working in east and central Africa for decades have responded with their take on the situation. Read the full article here. Congo Leadership Initiative continues to … Continue reading

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KONY 2012: Our take on a complex situation

If you’re reading this blog, it’s likely that you’ve heard a great deal about Kony 2012, the well- executed video campaign by Invisible Children. If you’re a regular reader, you’re probably one of those people who’s being asked “What do … Continue reading

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Heal Africa

Another awesome organization that has done tangible work in the Congo is Heal Africa. Heal Africa has 31 safe houses across Congo that assist and support women who are victims of oppression, rape, and violence. Since eastern Congo is increasingly … Continue reading

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Updates: Mission and Vision

As CLI develops and progresses, so must our vision and mission. We recently changed our mission and vision statements- check them out!  Mission statement: CLI develops the next generation of leaders to be catalysts for peace and prosperity in the Congo.  … Continue reading

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