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27 March 2015. Nyanzale-Kichanga axis, North Kivu, DR Congo: A woman going through a terraced tea field. Photo MONUSCO/ Abel Kavanagh
MONUSCO facilitates dialogue to restore confidence between authorities and population in Aru


More than 30 people representing the civilian and judicial authorities as well as civil society met on12-13 April at the centre d’alerte pacifique of Aru territory to reflect on what mechanisms to put in place in order to restore confidence between the different local actors.

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Ituri: MONUSCO encourages women to stand as candidates in forthcoming elections

On 14 April, the Gender and Political Affaires sections of MONUSCO/Ituri took part in an informal meeting, organized by the head of Gender and Family office of the ex-Ituri district, on the issue of women’s potential participation as candidates in the forthcoming elections.

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Ending mass crimes, a major challenge for the ICGLR and the United Nations

Bukavu, 13 April 2015 — Putting an end to the most serious violations of human rights in the DR Congo – that is the goal that the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region and the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office seek to promote through a series of workshops on the prevention of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and all forms of discrimination.

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Katanga: Inauguration of Kasumbalesa-Musoshi prison rehabilitated with MONUSCO support

MONUSCO - Lubumbashi last Wednesday inaugurated the rehabilitated Kasumbalesa-Musoshi prison, during a special ceremony held in the presence of the political-administrative authorities of Sakania territory.

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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the murderous attack on civilians in Matiba

Kinshasa, 17 April 2015
– “I am deeply shocked by the killings of civilians near Beni. It is absolutely necessary that FARDC and MONUSCO resume their cooperation. Together it will be possible to avoid a further deterioration of the security situation” declared Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO.


The attack, suspected to be an ADF assault, happened 5km North East of Mbau in Beni Territory in the North Kivu province.


"I strongly condemn this criminal attack perpetrated in the early morning and I want to express my sympathy, my deepest and sincere condolences to the families of the victims. My heart is with their souls," stressed the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Celebration of the International Day of Peace
Kinshasa, 15 September 2014: On Sunday 21 September, the whole world will celebrate the International Day of Peace. This year’s theme focuses on “The Right of Peoples to Peace”
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 Live WebCast with Martin Kobler
 Security Council : SRSG Report

Democratic Republic of the Congo - Security Council, 7409th meeting (March 19, 2015)
The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo)
Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2015/172)
Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region (S/2015/173)
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