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25 April 2015. Bukavu, South Kivu – DR Congo: Egyptian peacekeepers during a ceremony organized in their honor prior to leaving the Mission. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
Journalists in Bas-Uélé receive training in information reporting during election periods


«The role of media in election periods”: this was the main theme discussed in Buta, Bas-Uélé, Oriental Province, by the representative of the Public Information Office of MONUSCO, on the side-lines of the workshop on human rights and elections, held from 20 to 23 April.  This training took place at the headquarters of the Radio communautaire orientale (RACOR) and was attended by three media operating in Buta.

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Uvira: UN mandate explained to Umoja high school students

 
Uvira, 22 April 2015 – A real pedagogic day organized on Wednesday 22 April 2015 for 41 female students and pre-finalists students (5th year secondary school) of the high school Umoja Uvira in the South Kivu province at the headquarters of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DRC MONUSCO/Uvira.

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MONUSCO and Partners Analyze Risks Associated with community Conflicts in South Kivu

South Kivu, 22 April 2015 — In Bukavu, the Civil Affairs section of MONUSCO brought together State and Non-State actors, including humanitarian agencies, for a three-day workshop starting from Wednesday 22 April 2015, to analyze risks associated with community conflicts and to plan appropriate actions.  Twenty-five members from the aforementioned structures took part in this workshop. 

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Students’ coordination in Kisangani reinforces partnership with MONUSCO

In Kisangani, the administrative town of the Eastern Province, Public Information Office of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) held on Thursday 23 April 2015,  a working and informative session with a team of students’ Coordination for the Higher and University Education (CREEESU). 

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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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