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09 April 2015, Nyamilima, North Kivu, DR Congo: An INBATT -2 soldier providing maintenance to an amoured personnel carrier (APC). Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
South Kivu: MONUSCO builds premises for National Police in Ruzizi Plain


Uvira, 17 April 2015 - The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) on Friday 17 April 2015 launched two projects for the construction of premises for the Congolese National Police (PNC) headquarters in the Ruzizi Plain.

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UNPOL and JICA team up to build the capacities of the Congolese National Police



In a ceremony held in Kinshasa on Friday 17 April 2015, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Police component (UNPOL) of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the implementation of the « Project for the Professionalization the Police for the Population and Peace », P4P in acronym.

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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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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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