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20 Jul 2018 description

Brazzaville, Republic of Congo 20th July, 2018: The Regional Inter-Ministerial Committee comprising the Minister of Foreign Affairs from the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), are to meet in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo on 21st July, 2018 to analyze political and security situation in the region and receive a report from the ICGLR National Coordinators on the proposed restructuring of the ICGLR.

30 Apr 2018 description

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 development in the Great Lakes Region.

27 Feb 2017 description

In this interview, Interpeace’s Great Lakes Programme Coordinator, Isabelle Peter, discusses the organization’s peace education initiative in the three countries of Rwanda, Burundi and the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The peace education initiative is part of Interpeace’s Cross-Border Peacebuilding programme, implemented in collaboration with six regional organisations in the region.

What is Peace Education, and how does it fit into Interpeace’s efforts to build lasting peace in the Great Lakes region?

27 Feb 2017 description

On 15 – 16 February 2017, Interpeace participated in the SDG4 Regional Forum for Eastern Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The high level forum – organized by UNESCO with the support of the SDG4 co-conveners (ILO, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF, UN Women, UNHCR and the World Bank) – seeks to enable Member States under the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa (Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda) to present their national SDG4 roadmaps in support of the implementation of the 2030 Education Agenda.

30 May 2016 description

Goma, eastern DRC, 26 May 2016 - The representatives of the Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework comprising of the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), travelled to Kanyabayonga and Nyamilima on 25 May 2016, in eastern DRC. In Kanyabayonga camp, about 314 FDLR ex-combatants and their dependents are awaiting repatriation in a MONUSCO DDRRR camp.

09 May 2012 description

Bujumbura 08 Mai 2012- La Conférence Internationale sur la Région des Grands Lacs (CIRGL) organise la Sixième Session du Comité Régional sur l’Initiative Régionale de lutte contre l’Exploitation Illicite des Ressources Naturelles (CR-IRRN) au sein des Etats membres de la CIRGL. La session aura lieu à Bujumbura du 09 au 10 mai 2012.

30 Sep 2009 description

Gisenyi, le 30 Septembre 2009 : La Conférence Internationale pour la Région des Grands Lacs (CIRGL), comme organisation Africaine mandatée, prend la responsabilité dans la lutte contre l'exploitation illégale des ressources naturelles dans la région des Grands Lacs.

Par une approche d'éléments multiples, la Conférence vise à rompre le lien entre l'extraction de ressources minières et la continuation de conflits armés dans la région.

Ainsi la CIRGL, en collaboration avec les onze Mécanismes de Coordination Nationale (MNC), organise du 30 Septembre au 02 Octobre 2009 une …

18 Jun 2008 description

Nous, participants des États membres de la Conférence internationale sur la Région des Grands Lacs (CIRGL) délégués de différents ministères et départements gouvernementaux, de concert avec les organisations de la société civile, les leaders traditionnels et religieux, les organisations non gouvernementales internationales, les partenaires de développement et les agences onusiennes de la région, prenant part à la Consultation Régionale de Haut Niveau sur l'Elimination de la Violence Sexuelle et la Lutte contre l'impunité dans la Région des Grands Lacs tenue à Goma, République …