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Lusenda, South Kivu, DR Congo: An aerial view of the camp for Burundian refugees in Lusenda, 62 km from Uvira, in South Kivu. MONUSCO and United Nations agencies had prepared a contingency plan to deal with the situation. Photo MONUSCO/SGM ALBERTO Alexsandro Alberto Maria
Katanga: Inauguration of Kasumbalesa-Musoshi prison rehabilitated with MONUSCO support

MONUSCO - Lubumbashi last Wednesday inaugurated the rehabilitated Kasumbalesa-Musoshi prison, during a special ceremony held in the presence of the political-administrative authorities of Sakania territory.

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New and Emerging Threats Require Renewed Fight against Sexual Violence in Conflict


By Zainab Hawa Bangura

An adolescent girl is kidnapped from her village in Iraq and she will be sold or given away to ISIL fighters as a sex slave. In a detention centre in Syria a man is sexually assaulted to punish him for his political affiliations, real or imagined. In South Sudan a woman must make the choice between feeding her family or being attacked by armed men when she tries to harvest crops. In Bosnia, a woman passes the place where she was raped every day during the war there twenty years ago. This is the reality for women, children and men around the world facing the threat of sexual violence in conflict.

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Kalemie : UNPOL provides refresher training to agents of authorized security companies


Kalemie (North Katanga), 11 April 2015: The United Nations Police (UNPOL) component of MONUSCO organized a two-day refresher training session for 200 agents representing twelve private security companies.

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Goma: Medal Parade

Goma 11-04-2015: MONUSCO Force Commander General Carlos Alberto Santos Cruz has presided over a Medal Parade at MONUSCO Lava site compound in Goma on 11 April 2015 . The Parade was accompanied by a medal award in recognition to the meritorious services rendered by over 41 United Nations Peace Keepers from contributing Countries in the Peace Keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Martin Kobler reiterates MONUSCO’s active support to Congolese Gov't in the fight against the FRPI
Kinshasa, 15 January 2015 – “I express full solidarity with the Government and back its fight against all armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The current fighting against the Front de Résistance Patriotique de l’Ituri shows our determination to neutralize all the groups that have inflicted untold suffering on the Congolese population. All the armed groups must now understand that any further attempt to use civilians as human shields shall not be tolerated”, said Martin Kobler.
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