Nairobi, 25 June 2018 – Members of the Follow-up Mechanism for the repatriation of ex-combatants in the Great Lakes region met on 25 June in Nairobi to review progress on a decision by heads of State last year to “complete the repatriation without preconditions of the FDLR disarm
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), 14 June 2018 – The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), organized a meeting of the Gr
On 7 May 2018, Nairobi, Kenya - Special Envoy Djinnit convened the first OSESG-GL partners’ briefing of the year 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. In attendance were representatives from donor countries contributing to OSESG-GL Trust Fund, including, Ambassadors of Belgium, Norway a
Goma (Eastern DRC), 24 April 2018 - Representatives of the Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda, as well as the Guarantors of the Addis Ababa Framework agreement, of which MONUSCO, the United Nations Mission in the DRC, and the Office of the Unite
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday called for an end to the recurring cycles of violence and instability in Africa’s Great Lakes region, as a senior UN official reported that some armed groups are continuing attacks on civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Nairobi, 23 March 2018 – UN Women of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) convened a symposium on Women, Peace and Security in Nairobi, Kenya, on 22-23 March 2018.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 27 February 2018 – On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework agreement for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region, regional stakeholders met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in a tw