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18 May 2015, Nyunzu, Katanga, DR Congo: A Congolese woman defends and promotes women’s rights through a message printed on her pagnes (long dress with matching blouse and headscarf). Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
HIV/AIDS Unit Takes Innovative Training Projects To Bunia


The training of people involved in the fight against HIV and AIDS is very important as it is sustainable. This is the reason why MONUSCO HIV/AIDS Unit is expanding its innovative training programme to both the grassroots and public sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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MONUSCO builds new premises for women prisoners at the Uvira Central Prison


The new quarter for women, built at the total cost of 35,000 US dollars through a quick impact project, will enable the separation of men and women prisoners. Presiding over the quarter inauguration ceremony the provincial Justice and Human Rights minister urged the beneficiaries to make proper use of the new facility bearing in mind the interests of future generations.

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In Sange, Martin Kobler promises the displaced from Mutarule he will plead their case with the Congo


The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DR Congo made that promise on Monday, 4 May 2015 during his security evaluation trip to Uvira territory, South Kivu.  On this visit, his third to the region in 11 months, Martin Kobler observed that little had been done for people displaced from Mutarule nearly a year ago to return to their village. Mr. Kobler promised he would continue advocating with the provincial and national authorities to address the case of the Ruzizi Plain in general and  Mutarule in particular.

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With MONUSCO’s support, 30 peer educators trained in HIV/AIDS prevention, in Sange in the Ruzizi Pla


Sange, 2 May 2015 -  The Association for Women’s Promotion and Endogenous Development (AFPDE), a local NGO operating in Uvira, South Kivu, held in Sange, from Monday 27 April to Friday 1st May, a training seminar for peer educators on HIV/AIDS.
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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the deadly attack against peacekeepers in Beni territory

Kinshasa, 5 May 2015 - "I strongly condemn the ambush perpetrated against Tanzanian Peacekeepers deployed in Beni region to protect the population.”

“I want to express my sincere condolences to the families of those who died in combat. I also express my solidarity with the injured and promise to visit them on Wednesday”, said Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO.

 

The Tanzanian unit from the Force Intervention Brigade was ambushed along the Mavivi-Mayimoya axis in Kikiki village located 11 km South of Eringeti resulting in several casualties and injured among the Peacekeepers.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Security Council, 7409th meeting (March 19, 2015)
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Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region (S/2015/173)
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