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General Pascal Champion, Chief of the United Nations Police component of MONUSCO, delivering a presentation on the theme of “UNPOL action for the protection of civilians against election-related violence in the DRC” during a seminar organized by UNPOL from 25 to 27 August 2015, on provision of security during the electoral process. Photo MONUSCO/UNPOL
South-Kivu: Mr. Mamadou Pethe Diallo, new UN humanitarian coordinator’s visit to the DRC


Bukavu, 27 August 2015 — Dr. Mamadou Pethe Diallo, the new Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in charge of humanitarian affairs made his first visit to South Kivu province.

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Dungu: Electoral process at the heart of the 3rd edition of local press forum


The 3rd edition of a local press forum took place on Saturday 15 August 2015 within MONUSCO compound in Dungu around the theme “Diagnosis of the electoral process in Dungu, profile and perspectives”, presentation given by a local INEC official, Mr. Maboy Guylain. The meeting was attended by political and administrative officials as well as representatives of MONUSCO, the civil society organizations, the local press and students.

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In Bunia, MONUSCO sets up a committee to denounce sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA)


Bunia 28 August 2015: MONUSCO conduct and discipline unit in Bunia convened in the conference room of its headquarters local actors as well as substantive sections to set up a whistleblowing mechanism to denounce and prevent any act of sexual exploitation and abuse by the United Nations staff.

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MONUSCO update religious leaders in Kisangani on its mandate

MONUSCO Public Information Section in Kisangani organized on 27 August 2015, a conference-debate to explain the Mission;s mandate to religious members in Kisangani. About fifty leaders took part in the meeting that took place at 14, Parish Bonne Semence, Avenue in the township of Tshopo.

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International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO and Jose Maria Aranaz, Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the DRC call for strengthened policies to address enforced disappearances

Kinshasa, 30 August 2015 – “On the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, I encourage the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to consider ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. Indeed, reported cases of enforced disappearances especially of civil society, opposition leaders and media actors are a matter of concern for the United Nations. I therefore call on the authorities to strengthen administration of justice in an effort to effectively counter this phenomenon”, declared Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in the DRC.

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Invitation Expo 2015
Expositi8on photographique du Travail de la MONUSCO

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