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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
 
 
 
Bukavu: MONUSCO participates to the organization of 30-day activism for conflicts-affected children

Bukavu, 3 July 2015 – Thirty-day activism for the children affected by armed conflicts was launched on Friday 3rd July 2015 by Ms. Gisèle Balegamire, Minister of Justice within the framework of the International Day of the African Child, commemorated on 16 June of each year.

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MONUSCO builds journalists’ capacities at the Ruzizi plaine, South-Kivu province

Uvira, 2 July 2015
– Seventeen journalists including 3 women from Kiliba, Sange and Luvungi took part in a training session for media professionals at the Ruzizi plaine in Uvira from 1st through 2nd July 2015. The training was organized by the Public Information Section/MONUSCO-Uvira with a view to building the capacity of journalists. For two days on end, journalists received refresher course on the rules and codes of ethics, writing techniques, different formats of a radio paper, and the scope of journalist’s profession.
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Uvira: MONUSCO Pakistani contingent celebrates the 55th anniversary of the DRC’s independence

Uvira, 1st July 2015 – The Camp Jina, headquarters of the Pakistani contingent of MONUSCO-Uvira (PakBatt) held a big celebration on Tuesday 30 June 2015 on the occasion of the DRC’s Independence day, in spite of the Ramadan; several hundred people were invited to fraternize and celebrate the peace: Congolese police staff members, several young people and students in Uvira as well as civilian colleagues of MONUSCO-Uvira.

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North Kivu: UNPOL concludes the training of 400 Congolese National Police staff members

Rutshuru, 27 June 2015 – The accelerated basic training for 400 Congolese National Police personnel in the North-Kivu province initiated by MONUSCO Police Component was officially closed on 27 June 2015 by General AWACHANGO Vital, Provincial Commissioner of the Congolese National Police in the North-Kivu with an official ceremony organized at the RUTSHURU Administration facility.

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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the murderous attack on civilians in Matiba


Kinshasa, 17 April 2015
– “I am deeply shocked by the killings of civilians near Beni. It is absolutely necessary that FARDC and MONUSCO resume their cooperation. Together it will be possible to avoid a further deterioration of the security situation” declared Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO.

 

The attack, suspected to be an ADF assault, happened 5km North East of Mbau in Beni Territory in the North Kivu province.

 

"I strongly condemn this criminal attack perpetrated in the early morning and I want to express my sympathy, my deepest and sincere condolences to the families of the victims. My heart is with their souls," stressed the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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