Conference on the Great Lakes Region

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Subject: the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - Africa. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - East Africa
  2. Peace and Security
  3. Democracy and Good Governance
  4. Economic Development and Regional Integration (corridors)
    - Northern Corridor
    - Trans-African Highway (Mombasa-Lagos)
    - Lobito Corridor project
    - Beira-Lobito Corridor
    - Southern Corridor project
  5. Humanitarian and Social issues
  6. Cross-Cutting issues
  7. Genocide prevention
  8. Regional Initiative against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources

The aims of the subject “The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region” are:

  1. To understand the purposes and functions of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  2. To assess the benefits for member countries and areas of cooperation of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  3. To analyse the economic development and regional integration
Subject “International Conference on the Great Lakes Region” is studied…
  1. Professional Doctorate in Business in Africa (e-learning)
  2. Masters: International Business (MIB), Africa
  3. Courses: East Africa, Central Africa

Languages of study: En or Fr Grands Lacs Es Grandes Lagos Es Grandes Lagos

Credits of the subject “International Conference on the Great Lakes Region”: 0.1 ECTS

Sample of the subject - Great Lakes Region
Great Lakes Region

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Subject Description: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).

  1. In 2000 was created the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).
  2. In 2004, was adopted the Declaration on Peace and Security.
  3. The main objective of this African Regional Organisation is to promote peace (mainly Genocide Prevention) and economic development.
  4. The Economic Development and Regional Integration is a fundamental pillar of the conference mission (Regional Action Programme): harmonising policies, common infrastructures (Northern Corridor, Trans-African Highway Kenya - Nigeria, Lobito Corridor, Southern Corridor), multi-sectoral cooperation, food Security, and the struggle against illegal exploitation of natural resources.
  5. Headquarters of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) are in Burundi (Bujumbura).
  6. Member countries of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region are Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia
  7. While Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe are guest members of the Conference.

The largest ports in the Great Lakes region:

  1. Port of Luanda
  2. Port of Pointe Noire
  3. Port of Mombasa
  4. Port Sudan
  5. Port of Dar Es Salaam

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region belongs to the African Civilisation.

  1. East African Economic Area
  2. Central African Economic Area

Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region.

African Northern Corridor

Lobito Corridor Project



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