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
Nairobi, 22 February 2018 – The Advisory Board of the Women’s Platform for the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region met in Nairobi, Kenya, on 21 and 22 February 2018 to identify ways and means to strengthen politi
Nairobi, 15 February 2018 – The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Youth Forum participated in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum that took place at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 29-31 January 2018.
Nairobi, 22 January 2018 – The Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region and representatives of UN agencies, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA),
Nairobi, 22 January 2018 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region, Said Djinnit, convened a coordination meeting on 22 January 2018 with UN Resident Coordinators and Regional Directors to review political, security and humanitarian developments in t