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International Day of Older Persons.  Ban Ki-Moon : “Older persons make wide-ranging contributions to economic and social development.   However, discrimination and social exclusion persist. We must overcome this bias in order to ensure a socially and economically active, secure and healthy ageing population.”  Photo Archives MONUSCO
664 community police officers trained and deployed in Bukavu town

Bukavu, 29 September 2014
– The Congolese National Police (PNC) in South Kivu, in partnership with the United Nations Police (UNPOL) component of MONUSCO, presented certificates to 183 police officers as they completed their community policing training.
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In Ituri, MONUSCO and District Authorities Suspend Island of Stability Program in Walendu-Bindi

Geti, 24 September 2014
- In Ituri, Oriental Province, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) and the District’s Commissioner have temporarily suspended the Island of Stability program in the Geti area located in the community of Walendu-Bindi, due to renewed activity by the FRPI armed group led by Cobra Matata.
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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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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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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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