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The FARDC launched yesterday, Thursday, the “Sokola 2” military operations for the disarmament of the Rwandan rebels of the FDLR. Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DRC, stated: “I welcome the announcement of the launch of military operations against the FDLR by the Congolese Government. MONUSCO will provide full support to the FARDC, both operationally and logistically.” Photo MONUSCO
 
 
 
UN Special Envoy Djinnit and civil society leaders meet in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, 29 January 2015 –
The UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, met with civil society actors on 28 January 2015 during a consultative dialogue organized by Oxfam International and the Réseau pour la Réforme du Secteur de Sécurité et de Justice (RRSSJ) on the margins of the African Union (AU) Summit.
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“Sokola2” to disarm the FDLR Rwandan Rebels.

FARDC launched Thursday 29 January military Operations codenamed “Sokola2” to disarm the FDLR Rwandan Rebels. The announcement was made yesterday from the city of Beni by FARDC Army Chief of Staff in a joint press conference with MONUSCO Force Commander.

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Martin Kobler: “Operations against FDLR will be complicated but not impossible”

Goma 28 January 2015. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, Martin Kobler arrived in Goma, the capital of the North-Kivu province in the morning. Immediately after arriving, the chief of MONUSCO, assisted by his Deputy-Special representative for the operations in eastern DRC, General Abdallah Wafy attended MONUSCO weekly press conference through a video conference organized from Kinshasa.
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Mitwaba: MONUSCO backs local development plan in Mitwaba


Mitwaba, 15 - 17 January – The Department of plan and Civil Society in South Katanga organized from 15 to 17 January a capacity-building workshop on local development planning in Mitwaba, a locality situated more than 450 Km from Lubumbashi.
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Press Releases 2015  Press Releases 2015
Press Release CP/OSMR/231014

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO, applauds the adoption of the electoral law by the Parliament in an effort to bring back social peace to the DRC

 
Kinshasa, 25 January 2015
– “I congratulate the Parliament on reaching a compromise on the revision of the electoral law, and the political stakeholders for demonstrating their common resolve to preserve social peace in the DRC,” declared Martin Kobler, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC.

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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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 Live WebCast with Martin Kobler
 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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