STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN THE SUDAN

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) strongly condemns the opening of fire on peaceful demonstrators and unarmed civilians in Khartoum, Sudan, leading to the loss of dozens of lives. We would like to register our gravest concern on the use of violence against peaceful protestors, and call upon the Transitional Military Council (TMC) to immediately restrain any further escalation of the situation and allow an independent investigation, so as to bring to book all the perp ...

High Level Regional Conference on Justice and Good Governance

Nairobi, 13th – 15th May 2019: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), the Office of the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for the Great Lakes Region (O/SESG-GL), and the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) held a High-Level Regional Conference on Justice and Good Governance from 13th – 15th May 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference consisted of two sequenced segments, namely a two-day technical-level consultation followed by a high-level ...

Joint Press Release – Representatives of countries from the Great Lakes region gather in Nairobi to reaffirm their determination to end impunity for human rights violations to advance peace and stability

Nairobi (Kenya), 16 May 2019 – A high-level regional Conference on Justice and Good Governance in the Great Lakes region was convened in Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 15 May 2019 by the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), the Office of the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for the Great Lakes Region (O/SESG-GL), and the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR). The meeting brought together Ministers of Justice of ICGLR member states, prosecutors, leg ...

13th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

Paris, 23rd – 25th April 2019: The Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC) participated in the 13th Annual Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains held by the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region Secretariat (ICGLR), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the United Nations Group of Experts on the DRC (UN GoE) from 23rd – 25th April 2019 in Paris, France. The Forum was preceded by an event jointly organised with the World Bank on artisanal and smal ...

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 ...