Brazzaville (Rep. of Congo), 2 August 2017 – Said Djinnit, the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region met with President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo in Brazzaville, the Congolese capital, for discussions on security matters in the region.
Libreville (Gabon), 1 August 2017 - Representatives of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) and the Secretariat of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) met on 31 July and 1 August 2017 at a workshop in Libreville, Gabon, aiming to enhance the participa
Nairobi, 13 July 2017 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, convened a coordination meeting with UN Resident Coordinators from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, and with regional heads of UN agencies
Nairobi (Kenya), 6 July 2017 - The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and the Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes (O/SESG-GL) convened on 5 and 6 July in Nairobi, Kenya, a “Regional Experts
12 April 2017 – The United Nations envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region encouraged today the countries of the region, and the UN Security Council, to help strengthen the fight against illegal armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and its neighbours, particularly as elements
Goma (eastern DRC), 10 April 2017 – The 10th Multifunctional Youth Forum of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) took place on the shores of Lake Kivu in Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), on 6-10 April 2017.
Libreville (Gabon), 23 March 2017 - The Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region is participating in the meeting of the Heads of United Nations Presences in Central Africa taking place in Libreville, Gabon.
Nairobi (Kenya), 15 March 2017 - The Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region in Africa today marked a moment of silence in solidarity with the Syrian people who are suffering as a result of the six-year-old war in the country
Nairobi, 8 March 2017 – On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, Said Djinnit, calls on the stakeholders of the region to ensure that women play a critical role in the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC)