Chronology of Events

revised on 30 January 2015

LRA-affected areas

19 September 2008

A joint press statement signed by the Chief Mediator and Government of South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar Teny, LRA peace delegation leader, David Matsanga and the Paramount Chief of Acholi in northern Uganda, Rwot David Acana II said the Final Peace Agreement “cannot be renogotiated”. 

18 September 2008

Suspected LRA elements allegedly attacked a Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) detachment in South Sudan. One SPLA soldier and three LRA rebels were killed, villagers abducted and houses looted and burnt. 

17 Spetember 2008

Reports indicate that the LRA attacked Congolese villages in the Haut Uelé District of the DRC (Dungu Territory).

Week of 14 July 2008

The Council deferred issuing a presidential statement on Northern Uganda-LRA that was under discussion after the Special Envoy for LRA affected areas, Joaquim Chissano, briefed the Council on 20 June. 

2-7 June 2008

Joaquim Chissano, the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy, visited LRA-affected areas  to consult with national stakeholders on the Juba peace process. He has reportedly not met with Kony or his emissaries since mid-May.

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