South Kivu: notables determined to support the round table on peace and development in the province


Kinshasa, May 20th, 2022 (CPA).-– The Consultation Framework of Notability of South Kivu (CCNSK), led by Monsignor Milenge Mwenelwata, said it was determined to accompany and support the initiative for the Round Table on Peace and Development (TRPD-SK) of their province, Wednesday, during a meeting organized at the headquarters of the Church of Christ in Congo (ECC) in the commune of Gombe. This exchange meeting, in which representatives of the Peace Initiatives in South Kivu took part, drew up a map of the conflicts in the provinces and scrutinized the causes as well as the consequences on all levels, in particular social, security, economic and political. During these meetings, the representatives of the said initiatives saved the work done on the ground with the aim of getting to know each other and pooling their efforts, with a view to making their substantial contribution to the process of seeking peace, stability and development of the province of South Kivu. The Permanent Secretary of the TRPD-SK Initiative, Mr. Mick Mutiki Kilumba, staying in Kinshasa, also presented the work carried out by his structure as part of the preparations for the said round table.

At the end of the meeting, a convergence of interest, objectives and approaches emerged for a better involvement of all the existing dynamics in the process of implementing the TRPD-SK Initiative. The League of Leaders for Peace and Development (LIPADE) also thanked Bishop Milenge Mwenelwata and his technical team for their support for the initiative. She also thanked the different dynamics for their effective involvement in the process of peace and development in South Kivu. Taking advantage of the occasion, LIPADE reiterated its appeal to all the notability of South Kivu, as well as to all peace-loving people, to join this process for the pacification, stabilization and development of this part of country. The Dynamics of Young Intellectuals of South Kivu, the Consortium of Leaders in Action for Peace and Development of South Kivu, the Intercommunity Youth of South Kivu G8, and the Community of Women of Grand Kivu, have joined this initiative, we point out. ACP/Lys