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Goma, North Kivu, DR Congo. Artist musician Werrason sings for peace at the third edition of Amani Festival. Photo MONUSCO / Abel Kavanagh
MONUSCO to set up a work group to facilitate withdrawal of child soldiers from armed forces

Bunia, 1st October 2015
: MONUSCO, through its child protection section, organized on 30 September an extraordinary meeting of the joint technical working group DRC Government/United Nations with a view to exploring the means and ways to withdraw child soldiers from armed forces and groups in Ituri.
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Uvira: 17 Gender focal points trained on women’s rights protection in humanitarian interventions


Uvira, 8 October 2015 – MONUSCO Joint Human Rights Office in Uvira organized on Wednesday 7 October 2015, a training for seventeen Gender focal points and members of different humanitarian sub-clusters in the Territory of Uvira, South-Kivu. The training was held in OCHA’s meeting hall and focused on the theme: Gender, women’s rights protection in humanitarian interventions

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Students of a Medical Institute in Uvira sensitized on MONUSCO’s mandate


Uvira, 8 October 2015 – Within the framework of the commemoration of the International Day of Peace on 21 September of each year, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in DRC in Uvira, organized on Thursday 8 October 2015, a public information session for students of the “Institut Aksanti” and “Institut des Techniques Médicales.”

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UN Photo/Mark Garten
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Maman S. Sidikou of Niger as his Special Representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).
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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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