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The International Day of Democracy is celebrated this Monday, 15th September. In his message, the United Nations Secretary-General notes that: “As we observe this year’s International Day of Democracy, the world seems more turbulent than ever. In many regions and in many ways, the values of the United Nations, including some of the most fundamental rights and freedoms enshrined in the UN Charter, are being tested and challenged.”

It should also be noted that the RD Congo Parliament officially resumes sitting today. MONUSCO archives photo

 
 
 
International Day of Peace, 21 September

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
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UN organizes capacity-building session for DRC Police Inspection Personnel in Kinshasa


MONUSCO Security Sector Reform section organized between 26 and 29 August, in Kinshasa, a 4-day operational capacity-building workshop for the Congolese National Police Inspection personnel. Twenty senior police members received basic courses on Excel and Power Point at Utex II compound.
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Martin Kobler inspects weapons and ammunition recovered in North-Kivu

Goma, 3 September 2014
- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General,   Martin Kobler, accompanied by the North-Kivu head of office Ray Torres inspected the weapons and rounds of ammunition recovered by the Indian Battalion in North-Kivu.
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North Kivu: MONUSCO Chief Martin Kobler visits Rutshuru; Assesses Progress on “Islands of Stability”


Goma, 22 August 2014 – The Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Martin Kobler, on an evaluation tour of “Islands of Stability” in the eastern North Kivu province, visited the towns of Rutshuru and Kiwanja in Rutshuru territory on 20 August 2014.

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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the murder of six people in Mutarule, South Kivu


Kinshasa, 14 August 2014
– “This new attack against six members of the same family in Mutarule yesterday is unacceptable and I strongly condemn this crime,” declared Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO. 

 

MONUSCO forces have immediately been placed on alert and are joining forces with the Congolese security forces to locate the assailants in order to bring them to justice. 

 

« The Mission has increased its patrols to better protect the population. Ensuring peace is primarily in the hands of the Congolese; I therefore call the inhabitants of the Ruzizi plain to calm and restraint to avoid an escalation,” stressed the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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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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