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“Women’s rights were once thought of as women’s business only, but more and more men and boys are becoming true partners in the battle for women’s empowerment. Two months ago, I launched the HeforShe campaign, a global solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other, for the benefit of all,” Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations. Photo MONUSCO/Myriam Asmani
 
 
 
Kalemie : MONUSCO raises awareness among local police about sexual violence issues

 

The training room at the MONUSCO headquarters was used as the venue for the awareness-raising session organised on 14 November 2014 by the UN Mission’s Police component (UNPOL)/Kalemie for some twenty female officers of the Congolese National Police (PNC).

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MONUSCO pays tribute to two Senegalese Police Officers


Goma, November 7th, 2014. MONUSCO Police on Friday 7 November paid their last respects to two Senegalese police officers who recently died while still serving in the North-Kivu province. The ceremony took place at one of MONUSCO bases in Goma and was attended by MONUSCO senior civilians and military officials as well as General Awashango Vital, Congolese national police commander in the North-Kivu province.
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Judiciary Inspectors’ Training Ceremony

Kinshasa, 6th November 2014
– FARDC General Auditors, General Ponde chaired the opening ceremony for the Judiciary Inspectors’ training held at Flat Hôtel Luntu in Kinshasa on 6 November 2014. In attendance, the Coordinator of the Judiciary Prosecutions Support Unit, the Representative of the Justice Support and Correction Unit of MONUSCO as well as of the Representative of the Chief of the International Migration Office.
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MONUSCO hands over schoolstationery to the Foundation St. Laurent and Bakhita in Kisangani

Wednesday, 4 November 2014 - The Public Information Section of the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the DR Congo, Kisangani office flew to the rescue of orphans and othervulnerable children in the city of Kisangani by donatingschoolstationery to the Foundation  St. Laurent et Bakhita in Boyoma, the district of Makisowhichtakes care of them. The head of the Fondation, a Religiousnun by the name of Régine Amboyowelcomed the donation and referred to the gesture as a proof of MONUSCO’s care for such a category of children.
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World Science Day for Peace and Development:




Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO and Abdourahamane Diallo, UNESCO Representative to the DRC urge Congolese youth to embrace sciences

 

Kinshasa, 8 November 2014
– The international community commemorates this Monday, 10 November, the World Science Day for Peace and Development. Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO and Abdourahamane Diallo, UNESCO Representative to the DRC take this opportunity to urge Congolese youth, both male and female to embark on scientific careers as a way of contributing to economic development and the consolidation of peace in their country.



“We all dream of a Congo where millions of young people can draw inspiration from great scientists in the country and across the African continent.
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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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 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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