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Kamina, Katanga province, DR Congo: The Minister of Defence, Veterans and Reintegration, Aimé Ngoy Mukena, accompanied by José Maria Aranaz, Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office, welcomed the ex-combatants on the Kamina cantonment site. The relocation process is now complete. In total, 1,194 ex-combatants and their dependents were transferred by MONUSCO from Gbadolite to Kamina. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
Kisangani: MONUSCO Launches Rehabilitation of Mobile Intervention Police Unit’s Holding Cells

The Police component of MONUSCO, in partnership with the Congolese National Police (PNC), has undertaken the rehabilitation of the holding cells of the Mobile Intervention Police Unit of West Kisangani in the town’s Tshopo neighborhood.
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Commemoration of International Day of the Use of Child Soldiers


The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DR Congo, Martin Kobler, has once again reiterated that "Children belong in school and not on the battlefield". The Head of MONUSCO was speaking in Goma on 12 February 2015, during the ceremony to mark the International Day against the use of Child Soldiers.

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Manono: The Kabiza 3 ferryboat, six months already

In North Katanga, the Kaziba ferryboat has been in service for six months now on the Lwalaba river at Muyumba, in Manono territory. The vessel, whose construction cost has been financed by Katanga province, provides transport service across the river between Muyumba and Ankoro. Local residents view this floating craft as a contribution to the development of area.
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Secretary-General appoints David Gressly as Deputy Special Representative for the DR Congo

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of David Gressly of the United States as his Deputy Special Representative for Operations and the Rule of Law in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, expresses great satisfaction with FARDC-MONUSCO cooperation


Kinshasa, 9 January 2015 – “I am very impressed by the high level of preparedness and the team spirit that reigns between the FARDC and the MONUSCO. I am confident about the engagement of the troops in the upcoming operations against the FDLR,” declared the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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