The purpose of this 3rd Programme area is to create a database on the status of ratification, domestication and implementation of the ICGLR Pact, Protocols and other relevant legal Instruments through monitoring and evaluation of policies and practices and make appropriate proposals for their ratification, domestication and implementation.

ICGLR Protocols are:

  • Protocol on Non-aggression and Mutual Defence in the Great Lakes Region;
  • Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance;
  • Protocol on Judicial Cooperation;
  • Protocol for the Prevention and the Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity and all forms of Discrimination;
  • Protocol Against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources;
  • Protocol on the Specific Reconstruction and Development Zone
  • Protocol on the Prevention and Suppression of Sexual Violence Against Women and Children;
  • Protocol on the Protection and Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs);
  • Protocol on Property Rights of Returning Persons;
  • Protocol on the Management of Information and Communication.

The activities under this area of intervention are implemented through two Observatories: one covering Human Rights and Gender and the one on Democracy and Good Governance.

Regional Observatory on Human Rights and Gender 

Regional Observatory on Governance and Democracy 

Our Mission

To reinforce the capacities of social and political institutions of ICGLR Member States in the areas of Democracy, Good Governance, Human Rights and Civic Education.

Our Approach

Operational Research and Analysis to Inform Policy Making Processes; Capacity Building and Training; Monitoring and Evaluation of Policies and Practices; Facilitating multi-actor Dialogue and Knowledge Banking and Dissemination.

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