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 PHOTO OF THE DAY
This year the Day of Peace is celebrated this Friday 19 September (two days earlier) at the UN Headquarters in New York, where the United Nations Secretary-General, among other activities, conferred with DR Congo’s youths participating via video teleconferencing from Kinshasa, Bukavu and Goma. Mr Ban Ki-moon urged them to stand up and fight for peace. Altogether 150 youths participated. Photo MONUSCO/Jésus Nzambi
 
 
 
School children of the DRC participate in the video conference organized by UN

School children of the DRC participating in the video conference organized by UN today applauded the initiative and thanked MONUSCO for their substantial contribution to peace in the DRC; which will save many lives and give a chance to the country to develop.
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MONUSCO Force Commander Inaugurates Culvert on Important Road in Mushake
MONUSCO Force Commander Inaugurates Culvert on Important Road in Mushake

MONUSCO Force Commander, Lt General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, on 15 September 2014 inaugurated a concrete culvert constructed by MONUSCO in Mushake on the road connecting Sake to Masisi in North Kivu province.

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Celebration of the International Peace Day

Kinshasa, 15 September 2014: On Sunday 21 September, the whole world will celebrate the International  Peace Day . This year’s theme focuses on “The Right of Peoples to Peace”.

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UN organizes capacity-building session for DRC Police Inspection Personnel in Kinshasa


MONUSCO Security Sector Reform section organized between 26 and 29 August, in Kinshasa, a 4-day operational capacity-building workshop for the Congolese National Police Inspection personnel. Twenty senior police members received basic courses on Excel and Power Point at Utex II compound.
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Latest Press Release  Latest Press Release
Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the murder of six people in Mutarule, South Kivu


Kinshasa, 14 August 2014
– “This new attack against six members of the same family in Mutarule yesterday is unacceptable and I strongly condemn this crime,” declared Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO. 

 

MONUSCO forces have immediately been placed on alert and are joining forces with the Congolese security forces to locate the assailants in order to bring them to justice. 

 

« The Mission has increased its patrols to better protect the population. Ensuring peace is primarily in the hands of the Congolese; I therefore call the inhabitants of the Ruzizi plain to calm and restraint to avoid an escalation,” stressed the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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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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 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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