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Lusenda, South Kivu, DR Congo: An aerial view of the camp for Burundian refugees in Lusenda, 62 km from Uvira, in South Kivu. MONUSCO and United Nations agencies had prepared a contingency plan to deal with the situation. Photo MONUSCO/SGM ALBERTO Alexsandro Alberto Maria
UNPC – Anniversary Commemoration

Goma, 22 July 2015: MONUSCO North Kivu has received an honorary award as best Partner to the Congolese Press in Goma. The award was presented to   Public Information Division during the commemoration of the 35 anniversary of the Congolese National Press Union (UNPC) on  July 22, 2015 in recognition of the  support  and   good collaboration between MONUSCO and Congolese Journalists in general and the Union of Congolese Press in particular in North Kivu .

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MONUSCO Force Commander visits Burundian refugees’ camp in Lusenda, South Kivu

During his recent visit to Burudian refugees’ camp in Lusenda, South Kivu, General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz said he was satisfied with the measures taken or envisaged for the protection of some 7,000 refugees living there, promising however to reinforce those with logistical support from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo. 

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MONUSCO organizes a photo exhibition in Lubumbashi

Lubumbashi, 23 July 2015 – The city of Lubumbashi is hosting, from 22 through 30 July 2015, the first edition of the United Nations photo exhibition; the photos basically show MONUSCO’s achievements for the past 15 years of its existence in the DRC.

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In North Kivu, MONUSCO helps the provincial service prepare for safe elections


In an official ceremony in Goma on 20 July 2015, General Vital Awachago Umiya, Provincial Commissioner of the Congolese National Police (PNC) in North Kivu, launched an election security training session for a first group of 65 police officers.  The ceremony took place at the town’s Stade de l’Unité, in the presence of United Nations Police (UNPOL) officials, including Deputy Chief of Goma Sector in charge of training, and UNPOL trainers and their PNC counterparts.

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11 July 2015: World Population Day

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, and Diene Keita, UNFPA Representative in the DRC, reaffirm the need to protect women and adolescents in emergency situations

Kinshasa - 11 July 2015  "MONUSCO remains strongly committed to provide its support to the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to ensure the protection of vulnerable populations, particularly women and young girls in the context of security and humanitarian crisis in the eastern DRC, where tens of thousands of persons are still internally displaced.", stated Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the DRC, on the occasion of the celebration of the World Population Day (WPD) which, this year, focuses on vulnerable populations in emergencies.

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Invitation Expo 2015
Expositi8on photographique du Travail de la MONUSCO

Promgramme de vernissage de l'exposition photo

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