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La Transition Retardée du Tchad Frustre ses Citoyens

La Transition Retardée du Tchad Frustre ses Citoyens

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

By: Yamingué Betinbaye;  Elizabeth Murray

On May 14, demonstrations against France’s influence in Chad turned violent, injuring several policemen and leading to damage at several French-owned gasoline stations in Chad’s capital city of N'Djamena. Wakit Tamaa, the civil society and opposition coalition that called for the demonstrations, had organized the event for participants to express their disapproval of French military influence in the country — including perceived French support for the Transitional Military Council (CMT) that has ruled the country since April 2021.

Type: Analysis and Commentary

Democracy & GovernancePeace Processes

Chad’s Delayed Transition is Frustrating Its Citizens

Chad’s Delayed Transition is Frustrating Its Citizens

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

By: Yamingué Betinbaye;  Elizabeth Murray

On May 14, demonstrations against France’s influence in Chad turned violent, injuring several policemen and leading to damage at several French-owned gasoline stations in Chad’s capital city of N'Djamena. Wakit Tamaa, the civil society and opposition coalition that called for the demonstrations, had organized the event for participants to express their disapproval of French military influence in the country — including perceived French support for the Transitional Military Council (CMT) that has ruled the country since April 2021.

Type: Analysis and Commentary

Democracy & GovernancePeace Processes

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Women Preventing Violent Extremism (WPVE) in the Horn and Sahel

Women Preventing Violent Extremism (WPVE) in the Horn and Sahel

USIP’s Women Preventing Violent Extremism (WPVE) program aims to shape national policies and community approaches to countering violent extremism in the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. USIP does this by empowering women-led organizations and building local capacity that fosters collaboration between community-level activists and national-level policymakers.

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