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Kinshasa, DR Congo, 24 October 2014 - On the occasion of United Nations Day, the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC and Humanitarian Coordinator, Moustapha Soumaré, held a conference at the Institut Facultaire des Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication (IFASIC), during which he discussed with students on the achievements of the United Nations System in the DRC as well as the prospects for the future.  Photo MONUSCO/Myriam Asmani
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


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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Martin Kobler, the head of MONUSCO, condemns the recent violence between communities in South Kivu and calls for the immediate end to the clashes.



Kinshasa, 08 June 2014 - Violent clashes took place last Friday between the Bafuliru and Barundi/Banyamulenge communities in Uvira, South Kivu province. The inter-ethnical clashes claim many victims. At least thirty dead and fifteen injured were reported.

“This violence is unacceptable and must stop immediately,” said Martin Kobler, the head of MONUSCO.

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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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