UN Documents for Great Lakes Region

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
13 March 2008 S/RES/1804 This resolution demanded that all members of Rwandan armed groups operating in eastern DRC lay down their arms, called upon the DRC and Rwanda to implement commitments under the Nairobi communiqué, and asked states to cooperate with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
27 January 2006 S/RES/1653 This resolution addressed conflict prevention and peaceful resolution of disputes in the Great Lakes region, requested the civilian protection in the Great Lakes report, welcomed the establishment of the PBC and underlined its potential importance for the Council’s work in the region.
21 December 2005 S/RES/1650 This resolution extended the UN Operation in Burundi (ONUB) until 1 July 2005 and authorised the sharing of troops between UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) and the UN Operation in Burundi (ONUB).
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
31 March 2016 S/PRST/2016/2 This was a presidential statement on conflict prevention in the region.
20 December 2006 S/PRST/2006/57 The Council welcomed the summit’s decision to establish a regional secretariat in Burundi and cooperate on the region’s security, stability and development.
14 October 1994 S/PRST/1994/59 This presidential statement encouraged the Secretary-General to consult and prepare for a conference on the region; this was the first mention of an international conference on the Great Lakes region.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
8 March 2018 S/2018/209 This was the report on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the Region.
10 March 2017 S/2017/208 This was on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework Agreement.
4 October 2016 S/2016/840 This was on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
26 July 2005 S/2005/436 This was a letter from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) addressed to the President of the Security Council submitting a report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
25 January 2005 S/2005/30 This was a letter from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) addressed to the President of the Security Council submitting the report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
15 July 2004 S/2004/551 This was a letter from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) addressed to the President of the Security Council transmitting the report of the Group of Experts on the DRC.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
8 March 2016 S/2016/223 This was a concept note circulated by Angola ahead of the debate on conflict prevention in the Great Lakes Region.
14 March 2008 S/2008/180 This was the letter demanding illegal arms groups stop recruiting children, release all children, and put an end to gender-based violence.
13 October 2006 S/2006/812 This letter concerned the Secretary-General’s request to extend the mandate of the Office of the Special Representative for the Great Lakes Region until 31 December 2006.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
10 April 2018 S/PV.8227 This was a briefing by Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region Said Djinnit on the latest report on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the region.
12 April 2017 S/PV.7923 This was a briefing by Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region Said Djinnit on the situation in the Great Lakes Region.
21 March 2016 S/PV.7653 This was an open debate on conflict prevention in the Great Lakes Region.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
10 April 2018 SC/13287 This was a press statement on the Great Lakes Region, calling for further engagement to address the remaining challenges in implementation of the framework and stressing the importance of opening political space to enable the full and free participation of political parties, civil society and the media.
Selected Other Documents View All
19 December 2005 DRC v. Uganda This was the ICJ case DRC v. Uganda.
14 May 2002 S/2002/537/Add.1 This was the addendum to the report of the Security Council mission to the Great Lakes region, 27 April - 7 May 2002.
13 May 2002 S/2002/537 This was the report of the Security Council mission to the Great Lakes region, 27 April-7 May 2002.