Nairobi, 2 April 2019 – The newly-appointed United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, Huang Xia, took office on 1 March 2019. The UN Secretary-General appointed Mr. Xia of the People’s Republic of China on 22 January 2019 to succeed Said Djinnit.
New York, 26 March 2019 – Said Djinnit, the outgoing United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region on 26 March made his last presentation to the Security Council on the situation in the Great Lakes region.
Luanda (Angola), 12 March 2019 – Just days before the end of his term, Said Djinnit, United Nations Special Envoy, has been touring the Great Lakes to attend meetings and to have one-on-one discussions with the leaders of the signatory countries of the Peace, Security and Coopera
Kampala (Uganda), 6 March 2019 - Government experts from the Great Lakes region concluded today a meeting in Kampala, Uganda, to review and agree on concrete recommendations for comprehensive and durable solutions on the plight of refugees in the region with a focus on local inte
I’ve been asked about theappointment of the new envoy for the Great Lakes region — you may recall that on 22 January, the Secretary-General announced the appointment of Ambassador Huang Xia of
Kigali (Rwanda), 27 November 2018 - The eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the regions of Africa that continues to suffer from recurring cycles of violence and insecurity, negatively impacting on the stability of its neighbouring states.