MONUSCO UN Website MONUC - DRC

MONUSCOUnited Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo

 Home Site Map  Webmail   Contact Us

English  |  français 04:09:12, Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014
LATEST NEWS | 22 Oct 2014 - Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground again; 22 Oct 2014 - Canada police talked to militant suspect, couldn't stop attack; 21 Oct 2014 - United States welcomes release of jailed Vietnam blogger; 21 Oct 2014 - Canada police say they were tracking man who killed a soldier; 21 Oct 2014 - Britain to tighten charities laws to tackle terrorism funding; 21 Oct 2014 - Chilean president's landmark education reform passes first hurdle; 21 Oct 2014 - Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground again; 21 Oct 2014 - In Afghan north, Taliban gains ground and courts local support; 21 Oct 2014 - Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp; 21 Oct 2014 - No Russia-Ukraine gas deal at EU talks; Moscow queries finances; 21 Oct 2014 - Burkina Faso government seeks referendum to extend president's rule; 21 Oct 2014 - U.S. involved in seven air strikes on Islamic State targets; 21 Oct 2014 - Rival Libyan PM meets Turkish envoy in first known meeting with foreign visitor; 21 Oct 2014 - U.N. condemns top human rights official's expulsion from Congo; 21 Oct 2014 - Japan's power failure: Bid to forge national grid stumbles; 21 Oct 2014 - Jailed Kurdish leader says peace talks with Turkey entered new phase; 21 Oct 2014 - Sweden gets two new sightings, as hunt for undersea intruder goes on; 21 Oct 2014 - U.N. chief says moving ahead with Gaza war inquiry; 21 Oct 2014 - War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament;
 PHOTO OF THE DAY
Dans le cadre des îlots de stabilité, dans le territoire de MANONO, les forces de la MONUSCO, par leur présence dans ce village, rassurent la population qui avait fui les attaques des Maϊ-Maϊ. La photo montre un militaire du contingent  béninois qui assure la sécurité des civils /Photo MONUSCO-Kalemie/AMURI ALEKA
 
 
 
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on DRC


The Secretary-General condemns the decision of the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to expel from the country Mr. Scott Campbell, Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office. He is also deeply concerned by recent threats against other staff of the Joint Office, in connection with their human rights work.
More >>
Report of the UNJHRO on Human Rights violations committed by agents of the Congolese National Police

The present report by the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) focuses on serious violations of human rights, namely summary and extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances, committed against civilians by agents of the Congolese National Police (PNC) during Operation Likofi. This operation was set up to combat criminal delinquency in Kinshasa and took place from 15 November 2013 to 15 February 2014.
More >>
Report of the UNJHRO on Human Rights Violations Committed by the M23 in North Kivu Province

 

This report of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (M23) details the human rights violations committed by the Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) in North Kivu province, in particular in the areas of Nyiragongo and Rutshuru territories that it occupied from mid-April 2012 to 4 November 2013.

More >>
Female Peacekeepers receive training on gender and effectiveness in military organizations

The newly created Military Gender Field Advisory section of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) began on 1st October 2014 in Goma, North Kivu, a series of training sessions for the mission’s female peacekeepers as well as servicewomen in the Armed Forces of the DR Congo (FARDC), addressing human rights, child protection and gender issues and the military code of conduct.
More >>
More Articles >>

Latest Press Release  Latest Press Release
North Kivu:

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, calls for decisive joint military actions to neutralize the ADF

 

 Kinshasa 18 October 2014 – Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, calls for “decisive joint military actions of FARDC and MONUSCO to start as soon as possible in order to relieve the population from the terror imposed by the ADF, once and for all”.


Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, calls for “decisive joint military actions of FARDC and MONUSCO to start as soon as possible in order to relieve the population from the terror imposed by the ADF, once and for all”.

 

“This sequence of violence, killings, assassinations, and human rights violations in Beni territory needs to stop immediately and I strongly condemn these atrocious acts” added the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

More >>
More Articles >>

 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”
More >>
More Articles >>

 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.

 EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
 Echos de la MONUSCO
 ONU MAG

 FOLLOW US ON

 MONUSCO Photos

www.flickr.com