March 21, 2013

Kagame Commends the Appointment of former Irish President as Great Lakes Envoy

Former Irish President Mary Robinson is the UN Envoy to The Great Lakes
Former Irish President Mary Robinson is the UN Envoy to The Great Lakes

President Kagame has commended the appointment of former Irish President Mary Robinson as Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region and said the Peace Framework Agreement signed in Addis Ababa in February was evidence of cooperation towards peace in the region. Kagame also said that Rwanda will work with the UN to make Sure the US Embassy has what it needs in relation to Bosco Ntaganda’s transfer to the ICC, meanwhile commenting on Bosco Ntaganda whose Transfer to the ICC was the obvious Elephant in the room, Ban Ki moon described the Warlord’s transfer as important for the fight against impunity and thanked President Kagame for Rwanda’s cooperation.

The UN Secretary General is expected in Rwanda in May to review and discuss development and economic progress in the region. He will be accompanied by World Bank President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim and Special Envoy to the Great Lakes, Mary Robinson.

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