Nairobi, 28 July 2020 – The Office of the UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region convened virtual consultations with women entrepreneurs, business leaders, experts and regional stakeholders to explore ways of how women can be agents of change for socio-economic transformatio
Nairobi, 15 July 2020 – Security Council members held a virtual meeting to discuss illegal trade in natural resources in the Great Lakes region and map strategies of improving transparency to help consolidate peace and security.
Nairobi, 18 June 2020 - As part of its ongoing efforts to map out response plans to COVID-19, the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes organised a virtual roundtable discussion on 18 June to mobilize resources to help mitigate the negative effects of the
ADDIS ABABA, 17 May 2020 – The African Union Commission and the Secretariat of the United Nations have been following the unfolding of the electoral campaign in Burundi and remain concerned about reports of intimidation and violent clashes between supporters of opposing sides.
Nairobi (Kenya), 12 May 2020 – The 12th session of the Advisory Board for Women, Peace and Security in the Great Lakes region was held via video on 12 May 2020 to mobilize regional and international support in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and help advance the Women, Peace and S
Sweeping preventative measures seem to be curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the Great Lakes region of Africa, but the economic impact of the global pandemic threatens hard-won gains made along the long road back to peace and stability, the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the region said on
Nairobi, 22 April 2020 - The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region, Huang Xia, today briefed the Security Council members on the Secretary-General’s report S/2020/272 of 3 April, 2020, covering the period from 1 September 2019 to 15 Marc
Nairobi, 2 April 2020 - Representatives of the Guarantor institutions of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSC Framework) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes region held a consultative meeting via videoconference on 2 April to discuss t
1. On 2 April 2020, the representatives of the Guarantor institutions of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSC Framework) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region held a consultative meeting via videoconference.
Nairobi, 26 March 2020 - The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes, Huang Xia, is closely following the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region with concern at the alarming rate at which the Corona virus is spreading.