Great Lakes Project
The Great Lakes Project (GLP) was a collaborative conflict transformation effort by the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), Nairobi Peace Initiative – Africa (NPI-A) and GPPAC. The project aimed to enhance the regional peacebuilding capacities, channels and infrastructures through which underlying causes of instability and conflict in the Great Lakes Region of Africa could be addressed. To achieve this, the GLP worked with intergovernmental, state and civil actors in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, particularly in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda.
The Great Lakes Project was a collaborative endeavour developed and implemented jointly by the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes, Nairobi Peace Initiative-Africa NPI-Africa and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict. The project built on the strength and experience of the three partners by connecting capacity-building, the provision of avenues for influencing political developments level and facilitating platforms for collaborative actions at local, national and international level the three partners.