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Press release: ICGLR-UNHCR study finds long-term refugees at risk of statelessness in the Great Lakes region.

A new study by the Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, highlights risks of statelessness for refugees who have spent more than 20 years outside their country of origin, and especially for their descendants born in exile. The study, “Refugees from Generation to Generation: […]

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR THE PRE-QUALIFICATION OF SUPPLIERS AND SUPPLIERS OF GOODS AND SERVICES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE GREAT LAKES REGION (ICGLR). Deadline, 18th August 2023 at 2pm.

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is an intergovernmental organization composed of 12 Member States of the Greater Great Lakes Region, which was established in 2006 with the assistance of the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and bilateral donors. The ICGLR Member States are Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic […]

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- SENIOR ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT- 03/23. Deadline, 5th September 2023

  BACKGROUND   The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is an inter- governmental   organization composed of 12 Member States (MSs) from the Great Lakes Region, which was set up in 2006 with the assistance of the African Union (AU), United Nations (UN) and bilateral donors.  ICGLR Member States include Angola, Burundi, Central […]

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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