Chronology of Events

revised on 30 January 2015

LRA-affected areas

June 2012

On 29 June the Council received a briefing on the UN Office in Central Africa and the LRA and adopted a presidential statement strongly condemning the ongoing attacks carried out by the LRA in parts of Central Africa; welcoming the development of the UN Regional Strategy to address the threat and impact of the activities of the LRA; welcoming the strong collaboration between the UN and the AU in addressing the LRA threat; and welcoming the official launching of the AU-led Regional Cooperation Initiative against the LRA in March. Earlier in the month an “Arria formula” meeting on the LRA was co-hosted by Portugal and the UK on 22 June. The main points emerging from the meeting included the importance of engagement and cooperation among LRA-affected governments.

May 2012

On 22 May, the PSC renewed the authorisation of the RCI-LRA for another 12 months.

April 2012

On 17 April, Germany and the UK co-hosted an expert-level informal meeting on the LRA in which Council members heard an update from the UN Department of Political Affairs, Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on the status of the UN strategy requested in its presidential statement.

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