Kinshasa, September 14, 2020: The Forum of Parliaments of Member States of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (FP-ICGLR) with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), is organizing the Sixth Statutory Meeting of the Committee on “Democracy and Good Governance” in September 23, 2020. The meeting will take place by video conference, 13h00 – 16h00 Kinshasa time, (GMT +1), due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FP-ICGLR is an inter-parliamentary organization composed of 12 National Parliaments of the ICGLR Member States namely the Republic of Angola, the Republic of Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the Republic of South Sudan, the Republic of the Sudan, the United Republic Tanzania, the Republic of Uganda and the Republic of Zambia.
The main objective of the FP-ICGLR is to make a significant parliamentary contribution to the implementation of the Pact on Security, Stability and Development in the Great Lakes Region.
In accordance with the action plan of 2020-2021 of the FP-ICGLR, the Sixth Statutory Meeting of the Committee on “Democracy and Good Governance” will focus on the report of the 5th Statutory Meeting of the Committee held from March 28-29, 2019 in Arusha, Republic of Tanzania ; the assessment report on “The Implication of COVID-19 Pandemic on Democracy: The Case of ICGLR Member-States” and the preliminary draft resolution on mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Great Lakes Region.
This meeting will be attended by parliamentarians who are nominated to serve in the Committee on Democracy and Good Governance.
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