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Bunia, Ituri district, DR Congo: MONUSCO national staff working to erect facilities to house FRPI militiamen who have voluntarily surrendered. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
South Kivu: MONUSCO builds premises for National Police in Ruzizi Plain


Uvira, 17 April 2015 - The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) on Friday 17 April 2015 launched two projects for the construction of premises for the Congolese National Police (PNC) headquarters in the Ruzizi Plain.

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UNPOL and JICA team up to build the capacities of the Congolese National Police



In a ceremony held in Kinshasa on Friday 17 April 2015, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Police component (UNPOL) of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the implementation of the « Project for the Professionalization the Police for the Population and Peace », P4P in acronym.

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MONUSCO facilitates dialogue to restore confidence between authorities and population in Aru


More than 30 people representing the civilian and judicial authorities as well as civil society met on12-13 April at the centre d’alerte pacifique of Aru territory to reflect on what mechanisms to put in place in order to restore confidence between the different local actors.

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Ituri: MONUSCO encourages women to stand as candidates in forthcoming elections

On 14 April, the Gender and Political Affaires sections of MONUSCO/Ituri took part in an informal meeting, organized by the head of Gender and Family office of the ex-Ituri district, on the issue of women’s potential participation as candidates in the forthcoming elections.

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21 March – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO and José Maria Aranaz, Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office appeal on “each and every one to commit themselves to eliminate racial discrimination”



Kinshasa, 21 March 2015“We must work together to combat all forms of discrimination. Let us commit ourselves to eliminate any practice that divides us along the lines of ethnicity, sex, religion, social background and identity. Rights to equality and dignity are essential for building a lasting peace based on solid foundations,” said Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC.

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A high ranking FDLR officer and his troops choose DDRRR

MONUC Information Note

Kinshasa, 30 March 2009: Since the end of the joint DRC / Rwanda military operation, MONUC has continued its sensitization efforts for the combatants of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). These efforts already made it possible for MONUC, through its Disarmament, Demobilisation, Repatriation, Resettlement and Reintegration (DDRRR) programme, to repatriate 640 war veterans and 914 dependents, from 1 January to 24 March 2009.

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