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Goma, North Kivu, DR Congo, 26 January 2015: A group of Indian peacekeepers performs a martial arts demonstration during the ceremony organized on the occasion of the celebration of the 66th anniversary of the Republic of India. Photo MONUSCO/Force
Mitwaba: MONUSCO backs local development plan in Mitwaba

Mitwaba, 15 - 17 January – The Department of plan and Civil Society in South Katanga organized from 15 to 17 January a capacity-building workshop on local development planning in Mitwaba, a locality situated more than 450 Km from Lubumbashi.
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Secretary-General's statement about the current situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Secretary-General is concerned about the deteriorating situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, including in Kinshasa and other cities following the adoption of a draft electoral law by the National Assembly, currently under further review in the Senate.

He deplores the loss of lives and injuries caused so far and calls on the national security forces and demonstrators to refrain from further violence and exercise maximum restraint.

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MONUSCO’s mandate explained to the population of Isiro (Haut Uélé)

Isiro – 13 January 2015: MONUSCO Public Information Section in Kisangani organized a meeting with civil society in Isiro on 13 January 2015 to discuss MONUSCO’s mandate. The meeting took place at the conference room of the Isiro cathedral and was attended by civil society delegates who, in turn, should debrief the population in the administrative capital of Haut Uélé.

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North Kivu: 13 Int'l Humanitarian NGOs threaten to withdraw from Rutshuru following insecurity

In the territory of Rutshuru, International Humanitarian NGOs threaten to interrupt their activities if nothing is done to ensure their security. They made this declaration in a joint communiqué published a few days ago in the Rutshuru – centre.

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Press Releases 2015  Press Releases 2015
Press Release CP/OSMR/231014

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO, applauds the adoption of the electoral law by the Parliament in an effort to bring back social peace to the DRC

Kinshasa, 25 January 2015
– “I congratulate the Parliament on reaching a compromise on the revision of the electoral law, and the political stakeholders for demonstrating their common resolve to preserve social peace in the DRC,” declared Martin Kobler, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC.

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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

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in DRC, Mr. Martin Kobler presenting the Secretary-General's Report on MONUSCO to the Security Council at UN Headquarter in New-York this Thursday 07 August 2014.
You can watch this presentation by clicking on the link above.

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