Kigali (Rwanda), 10 September 2021 - The Network of African Women in Conflict Prevention and Mediation, better known as ‘FemWise-Africa’, has concluded a week-long training in Kigali, Rwa
Khartoum (The Sudan), 2 September 2021 - The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes and the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), in partnership with the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ), organized from 31 August to 2 Sep
Bujumbura (Burundi), 6 July 2021 – Heads of intelligence and security services of the Great Lakes countries, including Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania, met on 5-6 July in the Burundian capital to review and adopt an action plan of the Conta
Khartoum (Sudan), 3 July 2021 - A joint team of made of representatives from the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region and the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) travelled to Khartoum, Sudan, from 29 June to 3 July 2021 to discuss pre
Kinshasa, 10 June 2021 – On 9-10 June, the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region organized a workshop in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, to draw an action plan for the implementation of the UN Strategy for Peace Consolidation, Conflict Prevention
Bujumbura, 31 May 2021 – The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region, Huang Xia, presided over the ceremony that saw the official closing of the Office of the Special Envoy for Burundi on Monday, 31 May.
Nairobi, 5 May 2021 - Huang Xia, United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, met with Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan in Nairobi, Kenya, on her first official visit to the country.
Nairobi (Kenya), 3 March 2021 – The Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework agreement for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marked its eighth anniversary on 24 February 2021.
Nairobi, 14 January 2021 – As the United Nations marked its 75th anniversary last year (2020), a new United Nations Strategy for Peace Consolidation, Conflict Prevention and Conflict Resolution in the Great Lakes region was also launched at the