Chronology of Events

revised on 30 January 2015

LRA-affected areas

Mid-October 2006

Skirmishes between Ugandan forces and the LRA took place in southern Sudan.

28 September 2006

LRA fighters left one of the assembly sites.

28 August 2006

LRA fighters left Owiny-Ki-Bul.   

26 August 2006

Uganda and the LRA agreed to a truce through the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement.

12 August 2006

ICC-indicted LRA commander Raska Lukwiya was reportedly killed.

4 August 2006

The LRA announced a unilateral ceasefire.

14 July 2006

Peace talks started.

4 July 2006

Kampala offered amnesty to LRA leaders in the event of a peace agreement.

13 May 2006

Uganda announced a two-month ultimatum for the LRA to surrender, citing readiness to guarantee the safety of Joseph Kony.   

February 2006

President Museveni won a new term in national elections.

27 January 2006

The Council held a meeting on the Great Lakes and requested the 1653 report.

23 January 2006

Eight UN peacekeepers were killed in combat with the LRA in the DRC. 

December 2005

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland briefed the Council, urging members to address the conflict between the Uganda government and the LRA. 

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