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18 May 2015, Nyunzu, Katanga, DR Congo: Children greet peacekeepers standing guard in the village. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
Dungu: « Press forum » on the Garamba National Park

 

Dungu, 25 May 2015— The MONUSCO Dungu Base on Saturday 23 May 2015 hosted the Dungu press’s first forum, organized at the initiative of the UN Mission’s Public Information Office, in partnership with the local press. The theme selected for this first meeting was « The Garamba National Park (GNP): realities and perspectives».   Mr. Laurent Kidima, head of the GNP Community Conservation Department, was an invited guest speaker at the meeting. 

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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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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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