All posts tagged with: Forum of hope

Time is never wasted when it is given to a child to express him/herself

Posted June 18, 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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“The Children’s Forum of Hope” of the Great Lakes region was officially launched on Saturday 31 May 2014 at the meeting room of the Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi. His Excellency Mr. Vice-President of the Republic of Burundi gave an opening speech for this occasion. The previous day, on Friday May 30th, we were given kits that would be useful to us throughout the forum and had a presentation from each participant in order to get better acquainted. Th...


“You’ve got to protect the siblings if you want big trees”

Posted May 29, 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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Laetitia, 14 years of age, lives in Goma. She is the Peace Ambassador for the North Kivu Province. Latitia’s Remarks: Those three days in Kinshasa were truly well spent. I learnt so many things about the Framework Agreement for Peace, Security and Cooperation in the DRC and the Great Lakes region and the Follow-up Mechanism. We were also informed about our culture and the different values that unite us. But, what I liked more was being able to meet children from all of...


My 3 questions to the ICGLR National Coordinator

Posted May 29, 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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Romance will represent the Katanga Province at the Summit of Hope to be held in Bujumbura from 30 May to 1 June. She got the opportunity at the Preparatory National Forum held in Kinshasa to ask Baudouin Amuli, National Coordinator of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, the following 3 questions: (1) Mr. National Coordinator, do you think that the Framework Agreement for Peace, Security and Cooperation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the region will...