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In the context of monitoring detention conditions, a team from the United Nations Police (UNPOL) component of MONUSCO, accompanied by a local magistrate, visited police holding cells in Kalemie town, Katanga province. The photo shows a member of the visiting team (first from right) and the magistrate (middle) interviewing the chief officer at the Kalemie Police Headquarters detention facility. This facility was built by MONUSCO. Photo UNPOL/Al-Shami Hussein
 
 
 
South-Kivu: 83 FDLR lay down weapons and surrender with dependents on a voluntary basis


 

Bukavu, 10 June 2014 - 83 FDLR members arrived at Kigoggo on 6 June 2014 to surrender and lay down weapons on a voluntary basis after several day-walks. They showed up at MONUSCO’s office along with 225 dependents including 166 children and 59 women. They laid down 83 weapons including 8 heavy ones in an official ceremony held on 09 June to contribute, from then on, as they said, to the efforts for restoring peace in DRC and the sub-region.

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MONUSCO participates in land-related conflict resolution in Ituri


Bunia, 4-5 June 2014 – A workshop on land-related inter-communal conflict resolution was facilitated by the UN Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in Bunia, the administrative center of Ituri, Eastern Province attended by traditional leaders and other local officials.

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MONUSCO trains Uvira’s young people in non-violent conflict resolution



In Uvira, South Kivu province, around 30 young leaders from different local communities began on Wednesday 4 June 2014 a two-day training workshop on intercommunity conflict resolution
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Haut Uele: UNHCR bracing for return of Congolese refugees



The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Dungu,  district of Haut-Uele, Eastern Province, noticed since early 2014, a flow of Congolese refugees returning home from Makpandu camp, in the South Sudan, about 60 Km away from the Congolese border. 

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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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