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.
Key actors in the Great Lakes region meet to discuss new initiatives to quell armed groups in the region
New York, 11 October 2018 - Said Djinnit, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes, presented the recent report of the Secretary General on implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region (document S/2018/882) cover
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 12 October 2018 – Said Djinnit, United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, attended a high-level workshop on “Silencing the Guns in Africa by 2020” organized by the African Union (AU) on 11-12 October 2018 in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa
Kampala (Uganda), 8 October 2018 - The heads of State and Government of the signatory countries of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region held their 9th high-level m