Executive Director's Message

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre for Democracy and Good Governance, Human Rights and Civic Education (LMRC) Website. LMRC is a regional Think Tank of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

Created by the Heads of State and Government of Member States of the ICGLR in December 2006, through the Pact on Security, Stability and Development in the Great Lakes Region, the Centre was operationalised in 2011 as a Regional Think Tank of the ICGLR …

Think Tanking for the Great Lakes Region


ICGLR Member States

The work of the Regional Centre covers the twelve (12) ICGLR Member States, namely Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Some other African countries have expressed interest to be part of the ICGLR process without being full member of the organisation. Called Co-opted States, they include Egypt, Ethiopia, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.

Contact Us


4th and 5th Floors, Mukuba Pensions House
Dedan Kimathi Road
P.O Box 35546,Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: +260 211 237320/23
Fax: +260 211 237 318
Email: ed-lrc@icglr.org

Working Hours

Monday – Thursday                 
08 : 00  –  17 : 00
08 : 00  –  14 : 00
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays :