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Bukavu, Sud-Kivu, 26 November 2014: Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, visited Dr. Denis Mukwege’s Panzi Hospital at the moment when Dr. Mukwege was receiving the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2014 at the European Parliament. Martin Kobler stated: “Dr. Mukwege’s fight is unique with a fundamental role. We are proud to be supporting him and his hospital”. Photo: MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
UN helps civil society in Ituri organize debriefing of national forum in Kinshasa


Bunia, 11 June 2014 – The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), through its Civil Affairs sections, assisted civil society organizations in Bunia, Ituri in organizing a debriefing workshop of a national forum held in Kinshasa from 10 to 11 June 2014. 

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La MONUSCO évalue la sécurité à Mutarule après les récentes violences interethniques meurtrières


 

Uvira, 10 juin 2014 - Une équipe pluridisciplinaire de la MONUSCO s’est rendue jeudi 10 juin à Mutarule, dans le territoire d’Uvira, dans la province du Sud Kivu, pour y évaluer la situation sécuritaire et humanitaire après les affrontements intercommunautaires survenus dans cette localité dans la nuit du 6 au 7 juin 2014 et faisant 33 morts.

 

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MONUSCO assesses security situation in Mutarule after recent violent inter-ethnic clashes

Uvira, 10 June 2014 – An inter-disciplinary MONUSCO team travelled to Mutarule on Thursday 10 June, in the territory of Uvira, South Kivu province to assess the security and humanitarian situations after the inter-communal clashes that erupted there on the night of 6 - 7 June 2014 that left 33 dead.

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South-Kivu: 83 FDLR lay down weapons and surrender with dependents on a voluntary basis


 

Bukavu, 10 June 2014 - 83 FDLR members arrived at Kigoggo on 6 June 2014 to surrender and lay down weapons on a voluntary basis after several day-walks. They showed up at MONUSCO’s office along with 225 dependents including 166 children and 59 women. They laid down 83 weapons including 8 heavy ones in an official ceremony held on 09 June to contribute, from then on, as they said, to the efforts for restoring peace in DRC and the sub-region.

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Fight against the LRA:



Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, announces enhanced cooperation between the United States of America and MONUSCO in fighting the LRA in Dungu


Kinshasa, 12 October 2014
– Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, during a visit in Dungu with representative of the United States of America (USA) announced an enhanced cooperation in the fight against the Lord Resistance Army (LRA). “I came to Dungu today with members of the American Embassy to demonstrate our joint commitment to neutralize all armed groups in DRC, including the LRA” declared the Special representative of the Secretary-General.


During their joint visit in Dungu on 10-11 October Martin Kobler and Eric Madison, Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States of America, discussed various means to increase cooperation between the US and MONUSCO forces in Dungu in order to accelerate the complete neutralization of the LRA in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco Mr Mohammed Ben Kudoor took the opportunity of the visit of the SRSG to Dungu to visit Moroccan troops operating under the UN flag in this area.
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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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