Congo Elections Actions

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Take Action:
1. Contact world leaders to demanding that they refrain from recognize Joseph Kabila as President of the DRC. 
2. Demand that the technical team from the United States and England assess both the legislative and presidential results.
3. Demand a cessation of aid until the truth of both the Presidential and Legislative elections are determined.
4. Join Congolese in their demonstrations around the globe.
5. Demand that President Obama enforces PL 109-456 that calls for the US to support democracy in the Congo.
6. Demand that your government support the recommendations of the UN Mapping Exercise Report that calls for accountability, justice and an end to the impunity in the Congo and Great Lakes Region of Africa.
7. Participate in teach-ins to learn about what is at stake in the Congo and the nature of Congo's democratic movement.
8. Support organizing and mobilizing efforts on the ground 
9. Lend your talents, skills and expertise in translation (French to English) Public Relations, Marketing and Fundraising)
10. Make a contribution to the organizing efforts inside and outside of the Congo.


National Mediation Committee
A national mediation committee is in place. It is made up of civil society, clergy and respected Congolese intellectuals. The committee should be empowered to find out the true will of the Congolese people - how did they actually vote. The committee can serve as a platform to bring the political class together in a round table to determine how the people actually voted and establish the best way to move beyond the current political impasse. The ultimate outcome of the mediation committee would be to devise a solution that is credible and acceptable to the political class and the Congolese population at-large. The mediation committee would require the support of the international community (Southern African Development Community, African Union, European Union, United Nations, United States and United Kingdom) in order to bring the opposing political sides to the round table.



Key Global Contacts

His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary-General
1st Avenue, 46th Street
New York, NY 10017

United Nations Permanent Members

Ambassodor Li Baodong
Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations
350 East 35th Street,
New York, NY 10016
Tel: 212-655-6100
Fax: 212-634-7626
E-mail: ChinaMissionUN@Gmail.com

Ambassador Gérard Araud
Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations
245 East 47th Street 44th floor
New York, N.Y. 10017
Tel: 212-702-4900
Fax: 212-421-6889
Email: france@franceonu.org

Ambassador Vitaly Churkin
Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations
136 East 67th St.,
New York, N.Y., 10021
Tel: 212-861-4900, 212-861-4901, 861-4902
Fax: 212-628-0252
E-mail: rusun@un.int

Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant
Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
885 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-745-9200
Fax: 212-745-9316
Email: uk@un.int

Ambassador Susan Rice
Permanent Mission of the United States to the United Nations
Press and Public Diplomacy Section
140 East 45th Street
New York, N.Y. 10017
Tel: 212-415-4062
Fax: 212-415-4053
Email: usa@un.int

South Africa

Embassy, Washington DC
Tel: (202) 232-4400
Fax: (202) 265-1607
E-mail: consular.wa@dirco.gov.za


Kenya

Embassy, Washington DC
Tel: 202-387-6101
Fax: 202-462-3829
Email: information@kenyaembassy.com
Facebook: Kenya Embassy Washington D.C
@KenyaembassyDC


Uganda

Embassy, Washington DC
Tel: (202) 726 4758
Fax: (202) 726 1727
pkamunanwire@ugandaembassyus.org


Brazil

Embassy, Washington DC
Te:(202)238-2805
Fax (202)238-2827 
ambassador@brasilemb.org
Facebook: Embassy of Brazil in Washington DC


Canada
Embassy, Washington DC
Tel.: (202) 682-1740
Fax: (202) 682-7726
Facebook: Connect2Canada / Lien Canada
@connect2canada


China
Embassy, Washington DC
Tel: (202) 495-2266  
Fax: (202) 495-2138
Email: chinaembpress_us@mfa.gov.cn


Belgium
Embassy, Washington DC
Tel: (202) 333-6900
Fax: Fax (202) 338-4960
E-mail: washington@diplobel.fed.be


Australia
Embassy, Washington DC
Telephone: (202) 797 3000
Fax: (202) 797 3168


Zambia
Embassy, Washington DC
Tel.: (202) 265-9717
info@zambiaembassy.org


Angola
Embassy, Washington DC
Phone: 202.785.1156
FAX: 202.822.9049
http://www.angola.org/index.php?page=contact-us


European Union
Washington, DC
Telephone: (202) 862-9500;
Fax: (202) 429-1766
Facebook: Delegation of the European Union to the United States
@EUintheUS
delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu.


African Union

Tel: (251) 11 551 77 00
Fax:(251) 11 551 78 44
Webmaster: webmaster@africa-union.org
Facebook: African Union
@_AfricanUnion


African Union (DC)

Tel: + 1 202 9570945
Fax: 001 202 4297129/30


United States

White House
Comments: 202-456-1111


State Department
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/usdos
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StateDept
@statedept

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