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Kamina, Katanga province, DR Congo: The Minister of Defence, Veterans and Reintegration, Aimé Ngoy Mukena, accompanied by José Maria Aranaz, Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office, welcomed the ex-combatants on the Kamina cantonment site. The relocation process is now complete. In total, 1,194 ex-combatants and their dependents were transferred by MONUSCO from Gbadolite to Kamina. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
Bukavu: MONUSCO participates to the organization of 30-day activism for conflicts-affected children

Bukavu, 3 July 2015 – Thirty-day activism for the children affected by armed conflicts was launched on Friday 3rd July 2015 by Ms. Gisèle Balegamire, Minister of Justice within the framework of the International Day of the African Child, commemorated on 16 June of each year.

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MONUSCO builds journalists’ capacities at the Ruzizi plaine, South-Kivu province

Uvira, 2 July 2015
– Seventeen journalists including 3 women from Kiliba, Sange and Luvungi took part in a training session for media professionals at the Ruzizi plaine in Uvira from 1st through 2nd July 2015. The training was organized by the Public Information Section/MONUSCO-Uvira with a view to building the capacity of journalists. For two days on end, journalists received refresher course on the rules and codes of ethics, writing techniques, different formats of a radio paper, and the scope of journalist’s profession.
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Uvira: MONUSCO Pakistani contingent celebrates the 55th anniversary of the DRC’s independence

Uvira, 1st July 2015 – The Camp Jina, headquarters of the Pakistani contingent of MONUSCO-Uvira (PakBatt) held a big celebration on Tuesday 30 June 2015 on the occasion of the DRC’s Independence day, in spite of the Ramadan; several hundred people were invited to fraternize and celebrate the peace: Congolese police staff members, several young people and students in Uvira as well as civilian colleagues of MONUSCO-Uvira.

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North Kivu: UNPOL concludes the training of 400 Congolese National Police staff members

Rutshuru, 27 June 2015 – The accelerated basic training for 400 Congolese National Police personnel in the North-Kivu province initiated by MONUSCO Police Component was officially closed on 27 June 2015 by General AWACHANGO Vital, Provincial Commissioner of the Congolese National Police in the North-Kivu with an official ceremony organized at the RUTSHURU Administration facility.

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The United Nations World Refugee Day:

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO calls for protection of refugees and peaceful conditions at their home countries

 

Kinshasa, 20 June 2015 – “Refugees are human beings, affected by the hostile situation in their countries and forced to take refuge in another country. They need our attention and we should protect them: one refugee without hope too many”, said Martin Kobler.

 

Out of 106,228 Burundians who have taken refuge in neighboring Great Lakes countries, about 10,590 have been registered in the South Kivu province of the DRC after finding circumstances and conditions of life unfavorable to their existence in Burundi.  In addition, 240,000 Rwandan refugees are living in DRC, according to  April 2015 biometrical census.
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