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218 elements of Chinese contingent from MONUSCO operating in the South Kivu province were awarded UN medals before being relieved in September 2015. Comprised of engineers and a medical body, the contingent has to date implemented 17 projects and treated 1200 patients. Photo MONUSCO/Biliaminou Alao
The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office contributes to the organization of a workshop in Bukavu

 Bukavu, 10 June 2015 – The two-day work was organized by the Board of Magistrate for civilian and military magistrates. The workshop focused on the issue of criminal prosecutions against the armed group members.

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MONUSCO HIV/AIDS Unit Trains HIV Peer Educators For The Indian Contingent

Goma, 8June, 2015
- From Monday, 1 to Friday, 5 June, 2015 in the North Kivu provincial capital, Goma, some twenty five military officers from the Indian Battalion (INDBATT-1) attended a five-day training workshop on HIV Peer Education organized by MONUSCO HIV/AIDS Unit in collaboration with the Military Training Cell.
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The South Kivu Brigade, a close partner of the population


Bukavu, 2 June 2015- The South Kivu Brigade of MONUSCO presented to the local press its military activities within the framework of its civilian protection mandate. Colonel Siaz of the South Kivu Brigade began his presentation with a summary of the current security situation in South Kivu province, saying that things are under control despite pockets of insecurity due to the presence of some armed groups and bandits. 

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Workshop on human rights of persons with Albinism

In partnership with a platform of NGOs working for the rights of Albinos, the UNJHRO is organizing on 27 and 28 May 2015 in Utex 2, Kinshasa, a training workshop on Basic Human Rights notions, human rights of persons with disability and particularly Albinos.
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21 March – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO and José Maria Aranaz, Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office appeal on “each and every one to commit themselves to eliminate racial discrimination”



Kinshasa, 21 March 2015“We must work together to combat all forms of discrimination. Let us commit ourselves to eliminate any practice that divides us along the lines of ethnicity, sex, religion, social background and identity. Rights to equality and dignity are essential for building a lasting peace based on solid foundations,” said Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC.

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