Exploitation and illegal trade in natural resources is one of the major challenges and root causes of conflict in the Great Lakes region, says Special Envoy
Huang Xia, UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region on the
regional strategy for peace consolidation, conflict prevention and conflict
resolution in the Great Lakes, the virtuous circle of better ensured peace and
security for better development and how to tackle the exploitation and illegal
trade of natural resources in the region.