Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries (CEPGL)

What is Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries (CEPGL)?

Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries (CEPGL) meaning

note – acronym from Communaute Economique des Pays des Grands Lacs

 

established – 20 September 1976

 

aim – to promote regional economic cooperation and integration

 

members – (3) Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda; note – organization collapsed because of fighting in 1998; reactivated in 2006

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html