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THE 5TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE PLENARY ASSEMBLY OF THE FORUM OF PARLIAMENTS OF MEMBER STATES OF THE GREAT LAKES REGION(FP-ICGLR)
The Parliament of Kenya is set to host the 5th Ordinary Session of FP-ICGLR from 20th to 22nd January 2015. FP-ICGLR is an inter-parliamentary organization consisting of 12 African Parliaments in the Great Lakes Region.
The Plenary Assembly brings together Speakers and Members of National Parliaments from:Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
The 5th Ordinary Session of the FP-ICGLR Plenary Assembly is expected to deliberate on:
- The political and security situation in the Great Lakes region;
- The role of Parliaments of Member States of the ICGLR in the fight against the illegal exploitation of natural resources in the Great Lakes region and the implementation of related international and regional legal instruments;
- The issues relating to youth unemployment, infrastructure development and investment promotion in the Great Lakes region.