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Amahoro National Football Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda: frenzied Congolese fans during the African Football Tournament (CHAN) cup final between DR Congo and Mali on Sunday 8 February. Congolese team “Léopards” won by 3 goals to 0. Photo MONUSCO /Abel Kavanagh
UN Medal Award Ceremony in Goma

In a special medal parade, twenty-five Officers and four Warrant officers from various troop contributing members States of the United Nations were awarded the UN Medal in Goma today, 9 September   2015, for participating in joint international military and police operations such peacekeeping, humanitarian and disaster relief efforts.
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Beni: Justice Support Section organized an Open Day on Justice

 On 3 September, MONUSCO Justice Support Section Beni organized a workshop for the judiciary actors and Civil Society members in Beni.  On 4 September, an Open Day was organized following the workshop.

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Refresher session for the Congolese Police Force initiated by the UNPOL in Dungu

At the initiative of the United Nations Police components (UNPOL- Dungu), a refresher session for the Congolese National Police personnel (PNC) has been organized in Dungu from 7 September through 18 September on how best to secure the electoral process. It took place in the facilities of the District Police Commissioner.

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UNSG for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief’s visit to Burundians’ refugee camp in Lusenda

Uvira, 3 September 2015 – Kang Kyung, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator briefly visited Burundian refugee camps in Lusenda, territory of Fizi, in the South-Kivu province on Thursday, 3 September 2015. She was accompanied by the Vice-Governor of the South-Kivu Province, the Director of OCHA office and the Chief of HCR-South Kivu Office.

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Press Statement of MONUSCO Regarding Operations Against Armed Groups in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, 2nd February 2016 - In response to press queries about the resumption of military cooperation between MONUSCO and the FARDC, the Mission would like to provide the following clarifications:

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has sovereign and primary responsibility for the protection of its citizens.  MONUSCO stands ready to support the Government in these efforts, in line with its mandate to protect civilians. In this regard, MONUSCO welcomes the Government’s acceptance of the Mission’s proposal to resume coordinated offensive operations, which resulted in an agreed arrangement for military cooperation on 28 January 2016.

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