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Kinshasa, DR Congo, 21 November 2014: The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, Martin Kobler, received in the studio of the Congolese national radio-television station (RTNC). “It is a real pleasure for me to be at the RTNC to celebrate World Television Day,” said the Head of MONUSCO, before answering questions from the journalists. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
The new head of MONUSCO FIB calls on residual armed groups to lay down their weapons


General Ramadhan Abdul Kimweri, from Tanzania, is the new commander of MONUSCO Force Intervention Brigade. He assumed office on 15 April, in replacement of his countryman, General James Mwakibolwa who returned home after one year of loyal services as head of this Brigade.
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MONUSCO Force commander visits former ADF stronghold in Beni

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Goma- 24 April 2014. General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) travelled to Beni on 16 April 2014 on a 3 days visit, along with sector commanders of FIB, Nepalese battalion, Jordanian special force and FARDC 8th Military Region commander General Ambamba Bahuma with whom he visited the area of operations codenamed “Sukula I” to assess the ongoing operations against ADF Nalu militia (Islamic alliance of democratic Forces/National Army for the Liberation of Uganda). In this jungle, fierce guerrilla warfare took place between FARDC troops and ADF in their strongholds of Medina, Canada and AKBG camps in Beni, that was won by FARDC.
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DRC: MONUSCO pledges support to the organization of DRC’s elections, says Martin Kobler

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Kinshasa – During his visit to the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI in French acronym) Monday 21 April, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of Congo pledged MONUSCO’s support for the organization of the upcoming elections.
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Eastern DRC: Substantial support for Congolese Police training



Goma - MONUSCO through UNPOL and its partner IOM (International Organization for Migration (IOM) started implementing two major capacity-building projects for the Congolese National Police in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The USA and Netherlands-backed projects are worth 2.5 million US dollars.
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Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, calls for restoration of calm on the border between the DRC and Rwanda

 

Kinshasa, 11 June 2014: Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, is concerned by the clashes which took place on 11 June between Congolese and Rwandan armed forces in the border area of Kibumba. He calls on all sides to deescalate tensions and to refrain from any further acts of violence. He also deplored the loss of human lives during the incident.

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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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