Meeting of the International Support Group for the Central African Republic

Bangui, 17th April 2019: The Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre for Democracy and Good Governance (LMRC) of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) participated in the meeting of the International Support Group for Central African Republic (GIS-RCA) on 17th April 2019, in Bangui, Central African Republic. The meeting was in accordance with the conclusions of the high-level ministerial meeting on the Central African Republic, held on 27th September in conjunction with the 73rd ...

ICGLR annual Planning Workshop

Bujumbura, 19th – 22nd March, 2019: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Secretariat held an Annual Planning Workshop from 19th – 22nd March, 2019 in Bujumbura, Burundi. The Planning Workshop was preceded by the working session with the Chairpersons of the Fora on 23rd March 2019 and the  Meeting of Senior Officials from ICGLR Ministries of Finance from 23rd – 24th March 2019. The 4-day Planning Workshop was sponsored by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale ...

Great Lakes Stakeholders and Experts Retreat

Geneva, 27th – 28th February 2019: The Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC) of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) participated in the Great Lakes Stakeholders and Experts Retreat in Geneva, Switzerland, from 27th – 28th February 2019. The retreat was organised by Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Secretary-General Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region of Africa and in partnership with the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF). ...

10th Meeting of the Advisory Board for the Women’s Platform for the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC

Nairobi, 13th February, 2019: The Women’s Platform for the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region held its 10th Advisory Board meeting on 13th February, 2019 in Nairobi Kenya. The main objective of the meeting was on how to strengthen political advocacy, develop and implement a concerted strategy on Women Peace and Security (WPS) in the Great Lakes Region for 2019 leading up to 2020. The Women’s Platform (WP) is an initiative of th ...

Planning Workshop for Peace and Security Programme

Bujumbura, 29th – 31st January, 2019: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), in partnership with the European Union (EU), the Federal Republic of Germany and the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary General for the Great Lakes (O/SESG-GL) facilitated a 2-day Planning Workshop for Peace and Security Programme from 29th – 31st January, 2019 in Bujumbura, Burundi. The workshop brought together all the relevant stakeholders involved in the implementati ...

Workshop on Government, Institutional and Governance arrangements for development responses/solutions to forced displacement

Dar es Salaam, 29th - 31st January 2019: The Displaced Persons and Border Communities project team comprising of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Conference Secretariat, its scientific and technical organ, Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC) and the World Bank facilitated a 2-day workshop on Government, Institutional and Governance arrangements for development responses/solutions to forced displacement, from 29th - 31st January 2019, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Th ...