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 – 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
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
Hangzhou (China), 16 December 2019 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, Huang Xia, has concluded his visit to Hangzhou, China, as part of his mission to promote and raise awareness about the forthcoming Great Lakes Investment and Trade Conferen
Cairo (Egypt), 27-29 October 2019 – Professional and business women leaders met in Cairo, Egypt, on 27 October for a two-day conference titled Africa Regional Conference of International Federation of Business and Professional Women.
Nairobi, 16 October 2019 – In the warm-up to the Great Lakes Investment and Trade Conference (GLITC) scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda, on 18-20 March 2020, a partnership-building meeting was organized in Nairobi, Kenya, on 16 October 2019.
SOURCE: UN NEWS
“The Great Lakes region is, more than ever before in recent history, resolutely committed to pursuing stability for itself”, Huang Xia said in his first briefing to the 15 ambassadors since being appointed in January.