n Conflict Trends - Peace and conflict in the Great Lakes Region since 2004 - : feature

Volume 2005, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1561-9818


The Great Lakes Region has, over the years, been the scene of conflicts, atrocities and divisive resource and power struggles. The easy availability, accumulation and uncontrolled proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALWs) in recent years has served to aggravate this situation to ruinous effect. An additional supply of small arms fostered by conflicts in Somalia, Sudan, and Ethiopia-Eritrea has had spill-over effects in the region, enhancing arms trafficking and proliferation in neighbouring countries.

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