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 PHOTO OF THE DAY
A global summit on climate change is taking place in New York today.  Certainly the 140 leaders present will seize the opportunity to propose solutions for addressing the causes of this phenomenon, including the greenhouse gas emissions produced by vehicles. Here a  road traffic jam in Kinshasa. Photo MONUSCO/ Emmanuel Imbanda Lokenga Lotshitshimbi
 
 
 
Peace One Day Celebration in Goma

Goma International airport was jammed to capacity with over 30.000 spectators in a mega concert organized by the Peace One Day foundation in commemoration of the International Peace Day on the 21of September 2014.

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A Peace Rally in Kinshasa

A Peace Rally was organized this Sunday 21 September in Kinshasa by MONUSCO with the help of the DRC Civil Society Consultation Framework to mark the International Peace Day. Three groups from different sites heading for the same destination Carrefour des Evolués carried torches of peace.
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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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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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