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Message from Ambassador João Samuel CAHOLO ICGLR Executive Secretary on International women’s day celebration

8th march 2023 On the occasion of International Women’s  Day 2023, we are happy  to join the world   in   commemorating  and   celebrating   women’s  achievements and contributions to the peace and security efforts in the great lake region. Women are the central caretakers  of families, and everyone  is affected when  they are excluded from decision making […]

Press release about the renewal of the mandate of Monusco and the lifting notification requirements for arms shipments to the DRC

Bujumbura, Dec. 22 (ICGLR) – The Conference Secretariat of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) on Wednesday welcomed the adoption unanimously by the UN Security Council of the resolution to renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the DRC (MONUSCO) and the resolution to lift notification requirements for arms shipments […]

Mini-Summit on Peace and Security in the Eastern Region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo-Final Communiqué. Luanda, Angola, 23 November 2022

At the invitation of His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, President of the Republic of Angola, African Union Champion for Peace and Reconciliation in Africa and Mediator designated to maintain the dialogue between DRC and Rwanda by the 16th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in […]

Press Release on the attacks on the Facilities of MONUSCO and its staff

The Secretariat of the International Conference in the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) expresses concern over attacks on the facilities of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) and its staff in Goma by some civilian population. The Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Condemns the said unacceptable violent […]

Election Observer Mission to the impending Kenyan elections

Bujumbura, 18th July 2022: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is scheduled to send an Election Observer Mission (EOM) to the elections of the Republic of Kenya scheduled to take place on 9th  August, 2022, as per the provisions of the Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance, adopted by ICGLR Heads of […]

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The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region - ICGLR

For Peace, Security, Stability and Development