ICGR-RTF Colloquium on Documentation, Investigation and Reporting of Sexual Violence in the Great Lakes Region

Entebbe, 7th December 2016: A Colloquium on documentation, investigation and reporting on sexual violence in the Great Lakes Region was organised by the ICGLR-Regional Training Facility (RTF), from 5th to 6th December 2016 in Entebbe, Uganda. The ICGLR-RTF is a regional training facility whose mandate is to train and sensitize all stakeholders in the region with the view to effectively prevent and punish crimes of sexual and gender-based violence in both war and peace times. The colloquium was o ...

ICGLR LMRC Participated in a Course on Protection of Civilians

Nairobi, 3rd December 2016: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)’s Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC), Programme Assistant for Operational Research and Partnerships Ms. Cheelo Kopakopa, participated in a course on Protection of Civilians (POC), organised by the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) in partnership with the British Peace Support Team Eastern Africa (BPST- EA), from 21st November to 2nd December 2016, in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. The course c ...

Meeting of ICGLR Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre with the Women at Work Coordinator (USAID)

Lusaka, 25th November 2016: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)’s Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC), held a meeting with Ms Charlene Bangwe, the Women at Work Coordinator at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Zambia, with the view to partner with the Regional Centre. The USAID programme dubbed ‘Women at Work’ is a new multi-year program unique to the Zambian Government, through its Ministry of Gender, implemented in cooperation with the ...

ICGLR LAUNCHES THE GREAT LAKES JUDICIAL COOPERATION NETWORK/PLATFORM

Nairobi, Kenya, 10th to 11th November 2016: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in collaboration with the Office of the UN Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region organised a Conference on the Establishment of the Great Lakes Judicial Cooperation Network/Platform from 10th to 11th November 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya. The Conference brought together public and military prosecutors, and legal experts from the Office of the UN Special Envoy, the ICGLR Member States, the Unit ...

ICGLR LMRC Participate in the Retreat for the Peace and Security Council of the African Union

10th November 2016: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGRL) Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC), Executive Director Dr. Frank Okuthe, participated in the Retreat of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union with the theme “Practical Steps to Silence the Guns in Africa by the Year 2020”’, held from 7th   to 9th November 2016, in Lusaka, Zambia. The objective of the Retreat was for the PSC to develop a Master Roadmap with an Implementation Matrix and a Monitorin ...

ICGLR and the Office of the UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes discuss establishment of a Judicial Cooperation Network in the region

Nairobi, 10th November, 2016:  A two day conference on strengthening judicial cooperation in the Great Lakes Region organized by the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), with the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region (O/SESG-GL)  was opened in Nairobi  on Wednesday 10th November, 2016.  This meeting  is looking at Establishment of a Great Lakes Judicial Cooperation Network in order to combat transnational crimes and terrorism, and ...