The Executive Secretary of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC); Dr. Andrew G. Seguya, denounced this Friday April 24, 2020, with the greatest firmness, an attack perpetrated against a convoy of Park Rangers of Virunga National Park (PNVi) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Member State of the GVTC.
Somewhere in Virunga National Park of DRC
This attack, which cost 17 lives of the Park Rangers and 4 innocent civilians, took place near the headquarters of Virunga National Park in Rumangabo.
GVTC welcomes the efforts of the authorities of the Democratic Republic of Congo who immediately launched an investigation to clarify the circumstances and the identity of the perpetrators of this despicable act in order bring them to justice.
GVTC remains available to support all efforts to conserve this World Heritage site which is part of the Greater Virunga Landscape shared between the DRC, Rwanda and Uganda.
Dr. Andrew G. Seguya
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