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Patrolling peacekeepers, on National road 2, providing escort to a convoy of former FDLR combatants being transfered from the transit camp at Kanyabayonga, North Kivu. Continuous vigilance enabled this operation to be conducted without incident. Photo MONUSCO/Force
245 Congolese National Police Force trained by MONUSCO in Mambasa

Bunia, 15 Dec.2014: As part of the professional and operational capacity-building for senior and junior staff members of the Congolese National Police (PNC) in the territory of Mambasa, MONUSCO Police in Bunia officially launched the training for the 245 police members on Monday 15 December in a ceremony held at the Bunia Police Academy attended by local authorities and heads of MONUSCO sections.

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MONUSCO’s mandate explained to Kisangani’s population

In Kisangani, Oriental Province, the Public Information Division of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO), between 3 and 12 December 2014, provided to the local population a series of information, awareness and exchange sessions on the mission’s mandate.

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International Human Rights Day in Uvira

Uvira, South-Kivu, 10 December 2014 - Non-government Human Rights Organizations in In Uvira, South Kivu took the opportunity of the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day to call upon the Congolese Government “to do everything in its power” to help the local population to have easy access to justice and improve the overall human rights situation in the territories of Fizi and Uvira.

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Goma: MONUSCO peacekeepers hold race walking event to raise funds for local orphanage



Goma, 6 December 2014 - As part of their civilian-military (CIMIC) activities, peacekeepers from MONUSCO’s Uruguayan battalion (URUBATT), in collaboration with the Mission’s welfare committee, held a 20 km race walking event on 6 December 2014 to raise funds to help the vulnerable children at the local “Flame of Love” orphanage.

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South Kivu:


Conviction of Lieutenant-Colonel Bedi Engangela alias « Colonel 106 » is a strong message to perpetrators of human rights abuses, says MONUSCO


Kinshasa, 16 December 2014 - MONUSCO welcomes the conviction and sentencing to life imprisonment of Lieutenant-Colonel Bedi Engangela (aka “Colonel 106”) on 15 December 2014 by the South Kivu Military Court, for crimes against humanity including rape, sexual slavery, and murder, committed in South Kivu between 2005 and 2007.


“I applaud the Congolese authorities for their efforts in bringing Lt. Colonel Engangela to justice, and for sending a strong message to perpetrators of grave violations of human rights that their crimes will not go unpunished” declared Mr Abdoul Aziz Thioye, the acting Director of the UN Joint Human Rights Office 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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