Eugène Bakama Bope is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Aix-Marseille( France). He holds a law degree from the Protestant Uni- versity of Congo (DRC), and a Master’s Degree in Human Rights from University Saint Louis in Belgium. He has worked for the DRC Ministry of Justice and is Chairman of the Club des Amis du Droit du Congo in Kinshasa. He was also a consultant for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and a CMN Adviser who has engaged in various capacity development activities in Africa.