Vision & Mission


“To contribute to peace and development amongst the people of Africa’s Great Lakes region, at the local, regional and international level. We work in partnership to create positive change”.


  • To be a humanitarian agency that contributes to peace building, development and human rights in the Great Lakes region of Africa (DRC, Burundi Rwanda and Uganda)
  • To promote collaboration between migrants and refugees from the Great Lakes region of Africa in Australia and Worldwide.
  • To promote partnerships between Australian international agencies in Australia and in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
  • To promote partnerships between local agencies in the region and other international agencies around the World
  • To act as a consultant agency for humanitarian issues in Central Africa for all Australian and other NGOs wishing to operate in this region.
  • To build capacity of Congolese, Rwandan, Ugandan and Burundian non-government organisations/groups in Australia and in the Great Lakes region.
  • To research the humanitarian needs of Central African migrants and refugees in Australia as well in Africa and report to Australian humanitarian agencies and other concerned bodies.

GLAPD Constitution.

GLAPD aims to be a an open and transparent organisation. Click here to view a copy of the GLAPD constitution.

Annual reports.

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Annual report