Jason Stearns is an American researcher and author based in Bukavu who has worked for more than ten years in the Congo. In 2008 Jason was named by the UN Secretary General as coordinator of the UN Group of Experts on the DRC to lead a special UN investigation into the conflict in the eastern DRC, and in 2012 he published the book Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa. Today, Jason is Director of the Usalama Project.
01:00 What really fuels the war in the DRC
01:30 Why good advocacy fails
03:00 Why “Enough” and activists simplify complex issues
03:55 Principles for good advocacy
04:45 The importance of smart policy
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