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Dans le cadre des îlots de stabilité, dans le territoire de MANONO, les forces de la MONUSCO, par leur présence dans ce village, rassurent la population qui avait fui les attaques des Maϊ-Maϊ. La photo montre un militaire du contingent  béninois qui assure la sécurité des civils /Photo MONUSCO-Kalemie/AMURI ALEKA
 
 
 
MONUSCO/Equateur participates in the monthly meeting of the Risk Analysis Committee



Mbandaka, 01 April 2014 - Members of the Unarmed community conflicts related Risks Analysis communities CAR) held their monthly meeting. About twenty persons from the provincial Government, provincial Assembly, security services (FARDC, ANR/Intelligence service), provincial Divisions, HCR as well as the thematic Groups of the civil society organizations took part in the monthly meeting of the CAR. Chaired by the provincial Minister of Home Affairs, the meeting was also attended by the provincial Commissioner in charge of Decentralization and the Chief ad interim of MONUSCO/Equateur.
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MONUSCO participates in an awareness session for motor-taxi drivers

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Bukavu, 22March 2014 - 200 motor-taxi drivers were sensitized Wednesday 19 March 2014 on increased respect for the traffic rules and police motorcyclists’ code of conduct, facilitated by MONUSCO, in collaboration with the Provincial Ministry for Transport, the Mayor of Bukavu, the Congolese National Police and Civil Society organizations.
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MONUSCO raises awareness on the culture of peace in school environment in Western Kasai



Kananga, 7 March 2014.MONUSCO Public Information, in partnership with the “Ligue de la Zone Afrique pour la Défense du Droit des Enfants et Elèves (LIZADEEL)” held on Friday 14 March 2014, a public awareness session on the culture of peace in school environments” for a group of students and teachers from three schools: Institute Kananga I, Primary School PI-X and Scientific Institute Kele-Kele. 

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MONUSCO UNPOL’s Women Committee Set Up

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Saturday 8 March, General Pascal Champion, MONUSCO Police Component chief chaired the official ceremony for the launch of the Mission’s UNPOL Women’s Committee made up of a dozen women, all of whom members of the MONUSCO UNPOL whose roles consist in enhancing and making visible police contribution to the stabilization of the Democratic Republic of Congo, providing capacity-building for the Congolese National Police force and promoting the protection of the most vulnerable population especially through fighting sexual and gender-based violence as well as respect for legal and human rights texts, said the UNPOL-FPU Women’s Committee Chief, Coumba Ngouye THIAM.
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Latest Press Release  Latest Press Release
Joint Statement by the Special Envoys for the Great Lakes on the FDLR
Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region Mary Robinson, U.S. Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Russ Feingold, Special Representative of the African Union Boubacar Diarra, European Union Senior Coordinator for the Great Lakes Region KoenVervaeke, and UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in the DRC Martin Kobler note the letter of April 18, 2014, signed by a representative of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), in which the author stated that the FDLR declared it would lay down its weapons on May 30, 2014, in two locations in North and South Kivu.  Reports indicate that no such activity took place in South Kivu, and up until now, an insignificant number of low ranking combatants surrendered in North Kivu.
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 Security Council : SRSG Report


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.
You can watch this presentation by clicking on the link above.

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