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UN concerned about growing displacement of people in DR Congo’s Katanga province


29 January 2014 – More than 400,000 people have been displaced recently in the so-called “Triangle of Death” – the area between the towns of Pweto, Mitwaba and Manono – in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations confirmed today.
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DR Congo still needs humanitarian aid despite advances towards peace in east – UN

27 January 2014
– Despite significant progress towards peace in the strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the international community must keep humanitarian aid flowing into a country where nearly 3 million people, half of them children, are currently displaced, according to the United Nations.
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UN 'blue helmets' in DR Congo on standby after blast in arms depot

25 January 2014 – The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is standing by to support local authorities following an explosion at an ammunition depot.
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Interview with Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the DR Congo

22 January 2014 – In June 2013, Martin Kobler of Germany was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as his Special Representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission there (MONUSCO), which is mandated by the Security Council to focus on protection of civilians in the violence-plagued eastern provinces of the vast country.
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General Pascal Champion, of France, Arrives in Kinshasa to Take Over as New Head of MONUSCO Police


Kinshasa, 15 January 2014 – It is 17:15 this Wednesday in Kinshasa, when the new chief of the Police component of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), Pascal Champion, a general of the French Gendarmerie, lands on Congolese soil. He is welcomed at the foot of the aircraft by his deputy, Colonel Tabasky Diouf, who for this occasion was accompanied by the Chief of Staff, Guestar Esther.
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8 March 2014

MONUSCO and UN Women honor Congolese women who, every day, build the societal, economic and political spheres of the country

Kinshasa, 8 March 2014  MONUSCO and UN Women in the DRC join their voices to encourage each and every one to support Congolese women who, while being victims of atrocities as women and mothers, continue fighting to support their family, community and country. The MONUSCO and UN Women in the DRC reiterate their joint engagement with Congolese women in the fight for their dignity, social promotion and the materialization of their rights
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 Photo of the day

The Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the region, signed in Addis Ababa in February 2013, is subject to regular consultations to evaluate its implementation. Here an awareness day organized on sector-specific issues covered by the Framework. Photo MONUSCO/Myriam Asmani.
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