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Goma, North Kivu, DR Congo: As part of the official launch of 16days activism against violence to women, MONUSCO staff says "STOP to impunity of violence against women”. Photo MONUSCO/Charlotte Songue
Official launch of 16-day activism against violence to women

Dungu, 25 November 2015: the Office of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) through its Human Rights Section and partners officially launched on Tuesday 25 November 2015, a 16-day activism against violence to women; in attendance, the representative of the Territorial Administrator; the chief of MONUSCO/Dungu office, Leonidas Nkingiye and several civilian and military staff.

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French Ambassador to the DRC applauds MONUSCO’s action

Beni, 26 November 2015: French Ambassador to the DRC, Alain Remy, paid a working visit to Beni/ North-Kivu province, on 26 November 2015, to enquire about the security situation in that area.

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MONUSCO organizes training for Congolese police on how to secure the electoral process

Uvira, 26 November 2015 – This 2nd training and refresher course for the Congolese National Police Force, PNC in the French acronym held in the territory of Uvira, South-Kivu province, started on Monday 23 November 2015; it was initiated and organized by the United Nations Civil Police “MONUSCO-Uvira”; it was focused on how best to secure the electoral process.

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Arrival in Kinshasa of Maman Sambo Sidikou, new Head of MONUSCO

Kinshasa, 18 November 2015
– The new Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC and Head of MONUSCO, Maman Sambo Sidikou, arrived in Kinshasa on Monday 16 November 2015.

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol

David Gressly, Deputy Special Representative for the Rule of Law and Acting Head of Mission, and Jose Maria Aranaz, Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, commend the Government of the DRC for its accession to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol

Kinshasa 19 October 2015 –
“Persons with disabilities are full human beings and the specific rights recognized to them require particular attention and positive measures reflecting the solidarity of the entire national and international community. By acceding to these instruments, the DRC has reaffirmed to the world its political will to establish as one of its priorities, the mainstreaming in Government policies of the protection of the rights of this category of persons who have often been neglected,” stated David Gressly.

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Invitation Expo 2015
Expositi8on photographique du Travail de la MONUSCO

Promgramme de vernissage de l'exposition photo

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