25 November 2016 – Wrapping up a visit to Africa’s Great Lakes region, a United Nations envoy today [25 November 2016] urged stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) electoral process to do more to help ensure the country is able to hold peaceful elections.
Nairobi (Kenya), 11 November 2016 – The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes seek to follow up on existing recommendations made to facilitate the administratio
2 November 2016 – The United Nations envoy for the Great Lakes region today highlighted the challenges posed by armed groups which continue to threaten the region’s stability and called for concerted efforts to avert any reversal of the commendable gains it has achieve
Luanda, 26 October 2016 - Heads of State and Government of Africa’s Great Lakes met today in Luanda, Angola, under the chairmanship of Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos in his capacity as chairman of the International Conference on
Kampala (Uganda), 21 October 2016 - The United Nations Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region, Said Djinnit, and the Chair of the Regional United Nations Development Group (R-UNDG) and Director for Africa of UN Development Programme, Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, convened a meeting
Nairobi, 7 October 2016 - The 14th Technical Support Committee (TSC) meeting for the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework agreement for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region took place in Nairobi, Kenya,
Nairobi, 30 September 2016 - The Gender Unit of the Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region is undertaking an assessment mission in the region. The tour started on 26 September 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda, where the team met with