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May 01, 2017
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Add to Calendar 2017-05-01 16:30 2017-05-01 17:30 UTC Virunga National Park: An Engine for Green Growth in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo Virunga National Park: An Engine for Green Growth in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo http://live.worldbank.org/virunga-national-forest Washington DC The World bank live@worldbank.org

Africa’s oldest national park, Virunga, is located in the Congo. Virunga has had to tackle extraordinary challenges posed by refugees, militias, corruption, and poverty. Tune in for this live talk with Cosma Wilungula, Director General of the ICCN and Emmanuel de Mérode, Director of the Virunga National Park.

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