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Patrolling peacekeepers, on National road 2, providing escort to a convoy of former FDLR combatants being transfered from the transit camp at Kanyabayonga, North Kivu. Continuous vigilance enabled this operation to be conducted without incident. Photo MONUSCO/Force
 
 
 
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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MONUSCO participates in land-related conflict resolution in Ituri


Bunia, 4-5 June 2014 – A workshop on land-related inter-communal conflict resolution was facilitated by the UN Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in Bunia, the administrative center of Ituri, Eastern Province attended by traditional leaders and other local officials.

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MONUSCO trains Uvira’s young people in non-violent conflict resolution



In Uvira, South Kivu province, around 30 young leaders from different local communities began on Wednesday 4 June 2014 a two-day training workshop on intercommunity conflict resolution
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North Kivu:

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO condemns in the strongest terms the heinous attacks against the population in Beni and vigorously reiterates the common determination of MONUSCO and FARDC to neutralize the Allied Democratic Forces


Goma, October 16, 2014
- Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, is deeply concerned about the recent spate in attacks against the population in the region of Beni. "I strongly condemn the criminal attacks perpetrated during the night of 15 October in the Ngadi and Kadou localities near the town of Beni in the North-Kivu Province," declared the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

This extremely violent attack during which about twenty people were slain occurred after several civilians were killed in Oicha just a week ago. These two acts were committed by elements alleged to be part of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebel group.

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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.
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