Shifting away from a model of humanitarian assistance to one of refugee self-reliance will be an economic boon to Rwanda. But it needs to take a more comprehensive approach.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the largest and most populous countries in Africa; so almost inevitably, any problem in the DRC is a big problem. In previous years, Refugees International has traveled to the DRC to report on internal displacement and gender-based violence – tragedies that afflict millions of Congolese civilians.
Refugees International is deeply concerned that asylum in Rwanda is being undermined.