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6 January 2015, Aveba, Ituri district, Province Orientale: Ground patrol by bangladeshi battalion. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
Hunt for the FDLR: the UN and the National Commission for Refugees raise public awareness

After the launch, by the Congolese armed forces (FARDC), of the operation for forcible disarmament of Rwandan fighters of the FDLR in Uvira territory, South Kivu, the United Nations, the National Commission for Refugees and their partners on 25 February 2015 embarked on an awareness campaign among communities in the Ruzizi Plain and the Midlands of Lemera to promote peaceful cohabitation between local residents and displaced people, including Rwandan refugees.
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Farewell Diner for DSRSG Wafy in Goma

 

Goma, Sunday, 22 February - MONUSCO Staff in Goma organized a Farewell Diner in honor of Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General in charge of Operations in the Eastern Region, General Abdullah Wafy, on the occasion of his departure from MONUSCO.

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Mr. Kobler and German Foreign Minister visit North-Kivu province


The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC paid a few hours’ visit to Goma on 20 February. Martin Kobler was accompanied by the German Minister of Foreign Affairs. It is the first time for a German Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit the DRC since 1977.
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MONUSCO builds HIV/AIDS awareness among students

Mahagi, 09 February 2015 – The Bangladeshi contingent of MONUSCO based in Ituri district, Oriental province, organized on 09 February 2015 an HIV/AIDS awareness session for students of the Universite du Lac, in Mahagi territory.

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Press Releases 2015  Press Releases 2015
the International Day against the use of Child Soldiers:

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO, condemns the use of child soldiers by armed groups in DRC


Kinshasa, 12 February 2015 -
“Thousands of children continue to be recruited by armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Child recruitment jeopardizes the future of these children and deprives the DRC of their vigour and strength”, stated Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, on the occasion of the International Day against the use of Child Soldiers.

 

The Chief of MONUSCO further welcomed the efforts made by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo which adopted an Action Plan in October 2012, thereby clearly indicating its commitment to end the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict.

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 INFORMATION NOTE
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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