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218 elements of Chinese contingent from MONUSCO operating in the South Kivu province were awarded UN medals before being relieved in September 2015. Comprised of engineers and a medical body, the contingent has to date implemented 17 projects and treated 1200 patients. Photo MONUSCO/Biliaminou Alao
MONUSCO organizes a workshop for North Kivu prisons officials


Goma, 7 July 2015- MONUSCO Justice Support Section in collaboration with the provincial Justice division in the North-Kivu province organized a two-day workshop in the North-Kivu for about twenty North-Kivu prison staff members, which workshop led to the crafting of a contingency plan for the Goma central prison.

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South Kivu: MONUSCO rehabilitates the prison in Kalehe

South Kivu, 9 July 2015 — In South Kivu, the prison in Kalehe, after its recent renovation thanks to MONUSCO, was officially handed over to the provincial minister of Justice and Human rights, Mme Gisele Balegamire, on Thursday 9 July 2015.    

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Katanga: MONUSCO facilitates the organization of a workshop on the role of Medias in elections

Lubumbashi, 3 July 2015: About fifty journalists from Katanga province signed a code of good conduct to adopt during the electoral period, at the end of a workshop on the role of Medias in achieving a peaceful electoral period in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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The UNJHRO supports the Sensitization on the law on the criminalization of tortures in the DRC

Uvira, 8 July 2015
 – The United Nations Joint Human Right Office, UNJHRO, in collaboration with Sukula II military operations command in the South-Kivu province and the local Military Public Prosecution Office organized on Wednesday 8 July 2015 in Uvira a sensitization on the Act No 0011/008 of 9 July 2011 bearing on the criminalization of torture in the DRC. This activity is part of the commemoration of the International Day in support of the victims of torture commemorated on 26 June of each year.
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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the deadly attack against peacekeepers in Beni territory

Kinshasa, 5 May 2015 - "I strongly condemn the ambush perpetrated against Tanzanian Peacekeepers deployed in Beni region to protect the population.”

“I want to express my sincere condolences to the families of those who died in combat. I also express my solidarity with the injured and promise to visit them on Wednesday”, said Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO.


The Tanzanian unit from the Force Intervention Brigade was ambushed along the Mavivi-Mayimoya axis in Kikiki village located 11 km South of Eringeti resulting in several casualties and injured among the Peacekeepers.

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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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