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The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region on official visit to Goma

 


Goma, 2 September 2013 – The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region, Mary Robinson, arrived in Goma, North-Kivu province, on Monday, 2 September 2013. Mrs. Robinson is on a joint regional mission, which she will conduct with other Special Envoys from the African Union, European Union and the United States to back diplomatic peace efforts in eastern D.R. Congo and the Great Lakes region.

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Update on the security situation in Goma

 


Goma, 29 August 2013 - The Head of Office of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the D.R. Congo (MONUSCO) in North Kivu province, Ray Torres Virgilio, and the spokesperson for the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC), Colonel Olivier Hamuli, updated the local and international press on the security situation in the city of Goma.

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MONUSCO rehabilitates and extends prison cell for office of prosecutor in Bunia

 


Bunia, 27 August 2013 - The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) officially handed the prison cell of the prosecutor’s office in Bunia, Eastern province to local judicial authorities on Tuesday, 27 August 2013, after completing rehabilitation and extension work.

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MONUSCO builds clean drinking water fountain for the local population in Bunia

 


Bunia, 27 August 2013 – The United Nations Stabilization Mission in DR Congo (MONUSCO) officially handed on Monday 26 August 2013 to local authorities in Bunia, district of Ituri, a safe drinking water fountain built to facilitate access to clean drinking water in this district.
 

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MONUSCO backs civil society organizations’ efforts for peace consolidation in Eastern Kasaï province

 

 

Mbuji-Mayi, 27 August 2013 – An awareness and information campaign conducted in five municipalities of Mbuji-Mayi, the administrative capital of the Eastern Kasaï province on the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) concluded on 27 August 2013.

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UNSE for the Great Lakes Region visits DRC before her participation at the ICGLR in Luanda, Angola


Kinshasa, 13 January 2014
.  Mary Robinson, the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes today emphasized the importance of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PCS) Framework and urged all signatories to abide by their commitments.

During a two-day visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mary Robinson noted that recent progress had been achieved at national level through the preparation of an electoral road map, the submission of a draft amnesty law to Parliament and approval of a DDR/DDRRR plan. However, she called for greater support for the National Oversight Mechanism (NOM) and greater efforts to align its work with that of other institutions.

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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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