November 21, 2012 15:29 ET

Media Advisory: Pragmora President Available for Comment on DR Congo Crisis

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2012) - Dr. Glenys Babcock, President of Pragmora, is a recognized expert on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is available to provide on the current security crisis.

Dr. Babcock has conducted in-country research in the conflict region of the Congo, including in Bukavu and in Goma - the most important town in the region that was overtaken by the M23 rebel forces yesterday.

The situation is complex, evolving hour by hour, and misinformation abounds.

Dr. Babcock is able to provide substantive analysis on the various facets of the conflict, including the role of Rwanda, interests of various rebels groups, Congolese armed forces, UN peacekeeping mission, rule of law, and natural resources and mining.

About Pragmora

Pragmora is both a policy think tank and grassroots activist organization. Pragmora develops and advocates realistic measures to help prevent/resolve specific conflicts globally. Dr. Babcock is a conflict resolution specialist with 25+ years of experience.

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