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Goma, North Kivu, DR Congo. A member of the Congolese National Police (PNC) ensures the safety of the civilian population during a joint UNPOL-PNC night foot patrol. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with Raymond Tshibanda, Minister of Foreign Affairs of th

Tuesday 29 September 2015- The Secretary-General met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), H.E. Mr. Raymond Tshibanda N’tungamulongo.
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Beni: Clashes between FARDC and ADF in Mayangose

On Wednesday 24 September, clashes were reported between FARDC and ADF in Mayangose, an agglomeration located in the Virunga park, roughly 20 Kilometers away from North-East of the city of Beni. According to the interim Spokesperson of the Sokola 1 operations, Lieutenant Mak Hazukay, FARDC elite units has been conducting search and comb operations in the area, with a view to flushing out the rebels.

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MONUSCO helps set up a Conflict Resolution Commission in Mukebo


Kalemie, 24 September 2015 - MONUSCO helped set up a Conflict Resolution Commission in Mukebo, district located 160 Km from North east of Manono in Tanganyika province. The Commission is made up of 14 members drawn from two communities: the Pygmies and the Luba, with a view to reviving inter-communal talks.

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International Day of Peace: MONUSCO Beni organized a drawing contest

To commemorate the International Day of Peace, MONUSCO/Beni Public Information in collaboration with Civil Affairs organized on Monday 21 September 2015,  a drawing competition around the theme of peace. 3 schools took part in the competition: Elementary school Kilewe, Elementary School Marie Corançon and “Académie Bilingue du Congo/Congo’s Bilingual Academy”. The 3 best drawings received awards and other participants received consolation prize.
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Press Statement of MONUSCO Regarding Operations Against Armed Groups in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, 2nd February 2016 - In response to press queries about the resumption of military cooperation between MONUSCO and the FARDC, the Mission would like to provide the following clarifications:

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has sovereign and primary responsibility for the protection of its citizens.  MONUSCO stands ready to support the Government in these efforts, in line with its mandate to protect civilians. In this regard, MONUSCO welcomes the Government’s acceptance of the Mission’s proposal to resume coordinated offensive operations, which resulted in an agreed arrangement for military cooperation on 28 January 2016.

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