DECLARATION OF THE HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE MEMBER STATES OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE GREAT LAKES REGION (ICGLR) ON THE SECURITY SITUATION IN EASTERN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC)
KAMPALA, UGANDA 7-8TH AUGUST, 20122.
We, Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), meeting in Kampala, Uganda, on 7th and 8th August 2012, at the invitation of H.E. President Yoweri Museveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda and Chairperson of the ICGLR, to discuss the security situation in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo;
Recalling our decision made in Addis Ababa on 15th July 2012 to meet in Kampala, Uganda to discuss the root causes of insecurity in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and to find ways to solve the humanitarian crisis in the area;
Taking note of the Meeting of the ICGLR Ministers of Defence on the Security Situation in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo held in Khartoum, Sudan, on 1st August 2012;