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26 March 2015: Lake Kivu - North Kivu - DR Congo: a traditional fishermen’s boat on the Lake Kivu. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
MONUSCO’s mandate explained to the students of “Institut MUSOYI in Shamwana”


Manono (North Katanga) – “Understanding the concept of island of stability and the UNSC Resolution 2211” is theme selected for the sensitization session organized by MONUSCO’s public information section with a view to sensitizing the students of the “Institut MUSOYI” in Shamwana, a community situated 175 Km from the south-east of the Manono center. The institute is participating for the first time in the ‘State exams” after 3 years’ absence due to repeated raids by the Maï-Maï-Kata-Katanga.

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Journalists in Bas-Uélé receive training in information reporting during election periods


«The role of media in election periods”: this was the main theme discussed in Buta, Bas-Uélé, Oriental Province, by the representative of the Public Information Office of MONUSCO, on the side-lines of the workshop on human rights and elections, held from 20 to 23 April.  This training took place at the headquarters of the Radio communautaire orientale (RACOR) and was attended by three media operating in Buta.

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Burundi: United Nations prepared for any contingency

 

Given the possible deterioration of the security situation in Burundi in light of the recent development on the upcoming presidential election, with the string of the massive flow of the persons fleeing Burundi to the neighboring countries, including the DRC’s territories of Uvira and Fizi in the South Kivu province, there is much commotion among the Congolese authorities and within the United Nations where the situation in Burundi is closely monitored.

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Uvira: UN mandate explained to Umoja high school students

 
Uvira, 22 April 2015 – A real pedagogic day organized on Wednesday 22 April 2015 for 41 female students and pre-finalists students (5th year secondary school) of the high school Umoja Uvira in the South Kivu province at the headquarters of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DRC MONUSCO/Uvira.

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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the murderous attack on civilians in Matiba


Kinshasa, 17 April 2015
– “I am deeply shocked by the killings of civilians near Beni. It is absolutely necessary that FARDC and MONUSCO resume their cooperation. Together it will be possible to avoid a further deterioration of the security situation” declared Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO.

 

The attack, suspected to be an ADF assault, happened 5km North East of Mbau in Beni Territory in the North Kivu province.

 

"I strongly condemn this criminal attack perpetrated in the early morning and I want to express my sympathy, my deepest and sincere condolences to the families of the victims. My heart is with their souls," stressed the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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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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