Realizing the Pledge Podcast: Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Created as part of Defining Moments Canada’s Realizing the Pledge project, commemorating 75 years of Canada’s commitment to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this podcast series explores United Nations peacekeeping missions and the role played by canadians in each of them. In each episode, historian and educator Patrick-Aurel Fournier answers questions about a peacekeeping mission and presents the story of a canadian who participated.

This podcast series is created alongside a series of articles which cover the same topics and can be found on ⁠Defining Moments Canada’s website here. ⁠

This episode covers UN missions in Congo from 1960 onwards.