Nairobi, 26 March 2020 - The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes, Huang Xia, is closely following the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region with concern at the alarming rate at which the Corona virus is spreading.
Nairobi (Kenya), 5 March 2020 - The Office of the UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes organized its 7th Political Coordination meeting in Nairobi on 5-6 March to review the political and security situation in the Great Lakes and arrive at a shared analysis of recent dynamics and
The Advisory Board on Women, Peace and Security in the Great Lakes Region organized a three-day trip to Burundi on March 2, 2020 as part of its solidarity missions with countries and people preparing for elections.
Dubai (United Arab Emirates), 1 March 2020 – The Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region is on a campaign trail to mobilize resources to attract business and investment in the Great Lakes, thereby contributing to the development efforts in the region
Entebbe (Uganda), 18 February 2020 - The United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes, Huang Xia, met with Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, at the country’s State House in Entebbe on 18 February to discuss strategies on how to boost greater develop
Nairobi, 5 February 2020 - Repatriation of disarmed foreign combatants and security dominated the agenda of the Technical Support Committee meeting of the forthcoming Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Cong
Nairobi, 5 February 2020 – Chiefs of intelligence and security services from the Great Lakes region met in Nairobi, Kenya, on 3 February 2020, to review the security situation in the region, and to make recommendations on the way forward concerning the neutralization of negative
Nairobi, 4 February 2020 - The Technical Support Committee of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes region held its 26th meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, on 3-4 February 2020.
Beijing, 18 December 2019 - At least 140 participants from the private sector have attended an outreach event in Beijing organised by the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region to promote and raise awareness about the forthcoming investment and trad