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New York, security Council. Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), briefs the Security Council at its meeting on the situation concerning that country. 'We have the responsability to support the Governement in insuring the security and stability of the DRC', declared Martin Kobler. UN Photo/Kim Haughton
Uvira: Commission on Populations’ Movements Meeting

Uvira, 20 August 2015
– On Tuesday 18 August, MONJUSCO, through its civil Affairs section, attended a monthly meeting of the Commission on the Populations’ Movements CMP in Uvira.
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Dungu: MONUSCO has organized a workshop on community dialogue

MONUSCO civil affairs section jointly with local authorities, organized a workshop on social and democratic dialogue on 17 - 18 August 2015 at the court room of Dungu; About 50 people attended the workshop.

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Increased Women’s participation to the decision-making process in Bunia

Bunia: A delegation from the Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the African Great Lakes region visited Bunia on 11 - 12 August 2015 to assess the impact of the activities for women’s participation to the stabilization and peace process funded through a Women Platform supportive of the Peace, Security, Cooperation Framework Agreement and the UN Resolution 1325.

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Mutarule’s displaced starts returning home


A year ago, over 5000 people fled from this territory of the Ruzizi plain, following consecutive massacres and inter-communal tensions. Ever since, local authorities, MONUSCO and Civil Society organizations joined forces to facilitate the return of the displaced to their community.

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13 June 2015 – International Albinism Awareness Day

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO calls for actions against all forms

of discrimination towards albinos


Kinshasa, 13 June 2015 – “Like any other human being, the persons affected by albinism deserve our love; they need to feel respected and dignified and to know their dignity is preserved and promoted in every circumstance», said Martin Kobler.


Civil society activists report that hundreds with albinism, the majority of whom children, have been killed, mutilated and came under attacked in at least 25 African countries because of beliefs surrounding them. The crimes against these people are still rarely investigated or prosecuted.

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