The Great Lakes Investment and Trade Conference scheduled for March 18-20, 2020, in Kigali comes at a time when the region is starring at a new dawn.
Entebbe (Uganda), 18 February 2020 - The United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes, Huang Xia, met with Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, at the country’s State House in Entebbe on 18 February to discuss strategies on how to boost greater develop
Nairobi, 5 February 2020 - Repatriation of disarmed foreign combatants and security dominated the agenda of the Technical Support Committee meeting of the forthcoming Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Cong
Nairobi, 5 February 2020 – Chiefs of intelligence and security services from the Great Lakes region met in Nairobi, Kenya, on 3 February 2020, to review the security situation in the region, and to make recommendations on the way forward concerning the neutralization of negative
Nairobi, 4 February 2020 - The Technical Support Committee of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes region held its 26th meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, on 3-4 February 2020.
Beijing, 18 December 2019 - At least 140 participants from the private sector have attended an outreach event in Beijing organised by the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region to promote and raise awareness about the forthcoming investment and trad
Hangzhou (China), 16 December 2019 - The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, Huang Xia, has concluded his visit to Hangzhou, China, as part of his mission to promote and raise awareness about the forthcoming Great Lakes Investment and Trade Conferen
Addis Ababa, November, 14 2019: The African Union (AU) Department of Political Affairs (DPA), in partnership with the Office of the United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, the International Conference for the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), and the Southern Afri
Cairo (Egypt), 27-29 October 2019 – Professional and business women leaders met in Cairo, Egypt, on 27 October for a two-day conference titled Africa Regional Conference of International Federation of Business and Professional Women.