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MONUSCO equips the professional training center of Beni

Photo: Two representatives of the Professional Training Center for Peace and Development in Beni, a town located in the northern part of North Kivu province near the border with Uganda, receive sowing machines as part of a training project for the local population. The training center, which is managed by the Nepalese battalion and the DDRRR program of MONUSCO, also provides free classes in English and IT. Photo MONUSCO/DDRRR (Copyrights free). Also available on Flickr Des représentantes du Centre d’Apprentissage des Métiers pour la Paix et le Développement de Beni, ville située dans le Nord de la province du Nord Kivu, non loin de la frontière avec l’Ouganda, reçoivent un lot de machines à coudre dans le cadre d’une formation en coupe et couture à l’endroit de la population locale. Le centre qui est animé par le bataillon népalais et la section du DDRRR de la MONUSCO dispense également des cours gratuits en anglais et en informatique au profit de la même population. Photo MONUSCO/DDRRR (Libre de tout droit). Egalement disponible sur Flickr

Beni, 7 November 2013 – In Beni, North Kivu province, the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) on Tuesday, 5 November 2013, gave a set of sewing machines to the Centre d’Apprentissage aux Métiers pour la Paix et le Développement (Professional Training Center for Peace and Development),   a voca
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Last batch of Malawi troops now in Goma for the UN Force Intervention Brigade

Goma, 21 October 2013 - The last batch of the Malawi troops committed to the MONUSCO Force Intervention Brigade arrived in Goma, North Kivu province, on 7 October 2013. They will be part of the 3000- strong force to which Tanzania and South Africa are the other two troop contributing countries.
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DR Congo: new attack against UN helicopter draws condemnation from senior officials

18 October 2013 – United Nations officials have strongly condemned today’s attack by the M23 rebel group against an unarmed helicopter belonging to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the such incident in less than a week.
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MONUSCO-CPAD QIP Project Training of 50 Congolese Women: How to Get a Job?

CPAD, an NGO organized a three-month training session in IT, marketing, English, and sewing for 50 women. MONUSCO financed this training through one of its Quick Impact Projects (QIP). On 16 August 2013, Sodeico, a Congolese recruiting agency and a partner of CPAD, organized a recruitment test for 22 women trained in IT, English and marketing in Kinshasa. On 13 September 2013, four women who passed the written tests were invited for oral interviews.
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During visit, Security Council members meet leaders of Africa’s Great Lakes countries




7 octobre 2013 – As part of an official visit to countries in Africa’s Great Lakes region, the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council have over the past few days met with various heads of State to discuss the implementation of the broad based peace accord agreed earlier this year.

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Martin Kobler: assault on UN peacekeepers in Bunia is unacceptable





Kinshasa, 03 February 2014: Early this morning, demonstrators in Bunia stoned several UN cars. Martin Kobler, the head of MONUSCO, said “This kind of assault on civilians and on our staff is not acceptable, whatever the reason”.



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A MONUSCO river patrol team rescues 300 civilians who are aboard three barges in distress on the Congo river. 14 April 2014. Photo MONUSCO/Major Claudiu-Octavian Mihaescu.
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