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Dans le cadre des îlots de stabilité, dans le territoire de MANONO, les forces de la MONUSCO, par leur présence dans ce village, rassurent la population qui avait fui les attaques des Maϊ-Maϊ. La photo montre un militaire du contingent  béninois qui assure la sécurité des civils /Photo MONUSCO-Kalemie/AMURI ALEKA
 
 
 
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on DRC


The Secretary-General condemns the decision of the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to expel from the country Mr. Scott Campbell, Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office. He is also deeply concerned by recent threats against other staff of the Joint Office, in connection with their human rights work.
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Report of the UNJHRO on Human Rights violations committed by agents of the Congolese National Police

The present report by the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) focuses on serious violations of human rights, namely summary and extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances, committed against civilians by agents of the Congolese National Police (PNC) during Operation Likofi. This operation was set up to combat criminal delinquency in Kinshasa and took place from 15 November 2013 to 15 February 2014.
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Report of the UNJHRO on Human Rights Violations Committed by the M23 in North Kivu Province

 

This report of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (M23) details the human rights violations committed by the Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) in North Kivu province, in particular in the areas of Nyiragongo and Rutshuru territories that it occupied from mid-April 2012 to 4 November 2013.

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Female Peacekeepers receive training on gender and effectiveness in military organizations

The newly created Military Gender Field Advisory section of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) began on 1st October 2014 in Goma, North Kivu, a series of training sessions for the mission’s female peacekeepers as well as servicewomen in the Armed Forces of the DR Congo (FARDC), addressing human rights, child protection and gender issues and the military code of conduct.
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North Kivu:

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, calls for decisive joint military actions to neutralize the ADF

 

 Kinshasa 18 October 2014 – Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, calls for “decisive joint military actions of FARDC and MONUSCO to start as soon as possible in order to relieve the population from the terror imposed by the ADF, once and for all”.


Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, calls for “decisive joint military actions of FARDC and MONUSCO to start as soon as possible in order to relieve the population from the terror imposed by the ADF, once and for all”.

 

“This sequence of violence, killings, assassinations, and human rights violations in Beni territory needs to stop immediately and I strongly condemn these atrocious acts” added the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Célébration de la Journée des Nations Unies

Ban Ki-moon : « j’invite les gouvernements et les particuliers à faire cause commune pour le bien de tous »

Kinshasa, 22 octobre 2014 : A l’occasion du 24 octobre, Journée des Nations Unies, le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies M. Ban Ki-Moon, a adressé au monde un message dans lequel il invite les gouvernements et les particuliers à faire cause commune pour le bien de tous et, en ce moment décisif, à s’engager en particulier afin de rendre les marginalisés et les vulnérables maîtres de leur avenir.

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 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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