• The Executive Secretary, Amb. João Samuel Caholo with EJVM Officers during the handing over ceremony between the outgoing and incoming Commander.January 2021 Goma-DRC.

    The Executive Secretary, Amb. João Samuel Caholo with EJVM Officers during the handing over ceremony between the outgoing and incoming Commander.January 2021 Goma-DRC.

  • The Executive Secretary with the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Sudan

    The Executive Secretary with the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Sudan

  • Guarantor Institutions of the Peace Security and Cooperation Framework 1st virtual meeting of 2021. 3rd March 2021

    Guarantor Institutions of the Peace Security and Cooperation Framework 1st virtual meeting of 2021. 3rd March 2021

  • ICGLR Mini-Summit on Political and Security Situation in the Central African Republic. Luanda 20 April 2021

    ICGLR Heads of State Mini-Summit on Political and Security situation in the Central African Republic on the invitation of H.E João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, President of the Republic of Angola and the ICGLR Chair. Luanda-Angola, 20 April 2021

The Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region welcomes the political agreement signed on 21st November 2021 between the General Commander of the Sudanese Army, Lieutenant-General Abdelfattah Al-Burhan, and the Head of the transitional government, Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, to put an end to the crisis in the country.

The Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region is pleased that the President of the Sudanese Transitional Sovereign Council, Abdelfattah Al-Burhan, and Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok agreed to return to the transitional process as part of the constitutional declaration; and that Mr. Hamdok resumes his functions.

The signing of the said agreement takes into account the aspirations of all the Sudanese people and puts an end to the serious crisis in Sudan since 25th October 2021. This agreement promotes peace and stability in this sensitive phase in Sudan.

The Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region is ready to accompany one of its Member States in the search for a definitive peace and stability according to the spirit of the Pact on Peace, Security, Stability and Development in the Great Lakes Region.

 

Bujumbura, 22nd November 2021

 

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