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The South African peacekeepers of the MONUSCO Force Intervention Brigade patrol the town of Pinga as part of a mission to secure the area. Photo MONUSCO / Marie Frechon
 
 
 
MONUSCO supports efforts for Congolese National Police (PNC) presence in Areas where LRA is active



PNC stations in Nguilima district, located 45 km away from the west of the city of Dungu, in the territory of Haut-Uele, Eastern Province reopened on 23 May 2014; PNC activities there were disrupted in 2008 following a number of raids by Ugandan rebels of the Lord Resistant Army (LRA)
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MONUSCO Trains FARDC Troops in Bunia on How to Use IT Tools



Bangladeshi Peacekeepers of the UN Stabilization Mission in DR Congo (MONUSCO), launched Wednesday 21 May 2014 in Bunia, the administrative capital of the district of Ituri, a training session around the basics for the practical use of IT tools intended for the military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC)
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Civil Society Organization in Mbandaka, DRC organizes protest march for MONUSCO’s significant presen



Mbandaka, 21 May 2014 - In a memorandum submitted Wednesday 21 May 2014 to the office of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO)/Mbandaka, the administrative capital of Equateur province, local civil society organizations want the UN Mission to remain in Equateur. 

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Guatemalan Forces deployed in Haut-Uélé are awarded UN Medals



Dungu, 13 May 2014 – The 150 elements of the Guatemalan Forces deployed within the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) were awarded UN medals on 13 May 2014 in Dungu, Eastern Province, after duly completing their 9-month service in the country.
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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the killing of 9 people in Oicha, Eastern DRC



Kinshasa, 10 October 2014
– Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, strongly condemns the killing of nine civilians by suspected members of the Ugandan rebel group, ADF, at Oicha, 30 km north of Beni, in eastern DRC.

“I am deeply shocked by this ignoble attack which shows the need to continue and reinforce the fight against armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The violence must end. MONUSCO will do everything in its power to help the Government neutralize ADF and all other rebel groups that terrorize the civilian population in the DRC,” said Martin Kobler.

The attack occurred in the night of 8 to 9 October, when rebels invaded Oicha and killed 9 people from two families, including children.

The attack caused a massive displacement of the local population from Oicha to Beni. Between 3,000 and 5,000 civilians have arrived in Beni over the last 24 hours. 

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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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