Ambeyi Ligabo, ICGLR Programme Director for Democracy and Good Governance and Mr Hamoosa Halubala, ICGLR-LMRC Programme Assistant. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States conclude first regional workshop on the eradication of Statelessness

The Statelessness Focal Points of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States with the support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency have held their first regional strategic workshop on eradicating statelessness in the region. The workshop which took place in Naivasha, Kenya from 24-27th April 2018, aimed to implementing the common regional framework to end statelessness by reinforcing inclusion within each State and contribute to peace building and sustainable devel ...

ICGLR Member State Focal Point on statelessness holds their first regional strategic workshop on eradication of statelessness in the Great Lakes Region

Naivasha, Kenya 23 th April, 2018: In their Summit Declaration in October 2017, the Heads of States and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) adopted the 2017 – 2019 Action Plan on the eradication of statelessness which aims at ending statelessness in the sub-region by ratifying the statelessness conventions; undertaking legal reform; strengthening civil status systems, and developing National Action Plans, among other commitments. ICGLR Member State Focal ...

ICGLR Regional Learning and Research on Development Responses to Displacement in the Great Lakes Region

Overview Project Great Lakes Region Displaced Persons and Border Communities Project Funded by The World Bank Implemented by The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Objective To support regional learning on development responses to forced displacement Timing 2018 - 2021 Status Project is kick-starting the implementation Components (1) Regional Learning, (2) Regional Rese ...

ICGLR LMRC Quarterly Bulletin N° 4/2017

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), organised a Summit of Heads of State and Government on the 19th October 2017, in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. The Summit, themed “Fast-Tracking the Implementation of the Pact to ensure Stability and Development in the Great Lakes Region”, was preceded by a series of meetings namely, the meeting of Financial Experts from Member States; the meeting of Chiefs of Intelligence and Chiefs of Defence Staff/Forces; the meeting of the Com ...

ICGLR CONDEMNS THE ATTACK ON MONUSCO-FIB, AND FARDC TROOPS IN BENI, EASTERN DRC

Bujumbura, Burundi, December 9, 2017: The Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) learnt with shock and dismay of the heinous attack on 7 December 2017, against a MONUSCO-FIB Company Operating Base (COB), and FARDC in Beni territory, North Kivu by suspected ADF terrorists which left 15 peacekeepers dead, 53 injured and 3 others missing. The Secretariat condemns in the strongest terms the tragic attack by this barbaric, terrorist group and the killing of UN ...

LMRC participates in the Capacity Building Seminar for Election Observers at IPSTC

Nairobi, 4th December 2017: The Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre (LMRC), participated in the Election Observers Course, organised by International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC), Kenya in partnership with the Government of Denmark, from 20th November to 1st December 2017, in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. The course comprised of twenty five (25) participants representing various organisations from twelve (12) countries namely: Benin, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, South Sudan, Sudan, Somal ...