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A woman and her child photographed in a transit camp for demobilized former combattants in Kota-Koli, Equateur province, DR Congo, during the visit to the camp by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, Martin Kobler, on 11 September 2014. Photo Radio Okapi/John Bompengo
Martin Kobler in Mutarule,DRC’s South-Kivu province to comfort local population inter-ethnic clashes

Mutarule, 20 June 2014 - Martin Kobler, accompanied by UN French delegation travelled to Mutarule, in the Ruzizi plain, South-Kivu province on 20 June 2014 to encourage local communities to resolve inter-ethnic conflicts through dialogue after violent inter-ethnic clashes that left 33 civilian victims during the night of 6 - 7 June in that territory.

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MONUSCO retrains 28 Judiciary Police Officers in Uvira

13 June 2014: MONUSCO Police organized a 5-day re-training session on judiciary police techniques for Judiciary Police Officers in Uvira, South-Kivu province that ended on 13 June 2014
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UN helps civil society in Ituri organize debriefing of national forum in Kinshasa

Bunia, 11 June 2014 – The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), through its Civil Affairs sections, assisted civil society organizations in Bunia, Ituri in organizing a debriefing workshop of a national forum held in Kinshasa from 10 to 11 June 2014. 

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La MONUSCO évalue la sécurité à Mutarule après les récentes violences interethniques meurtrières


Uvira, 10 juin 2014 - Une équipe pluridisciplinaire de la MONUSCO s’est rendue jeudi 10 juin à Mutarule, dans le territoire d’Uvira, dans la province du Sud Kivu, pour y évaluer la situation sécuritaire et humanitaire après les affrontements intercommunautaires survenus dans cette localité dans la nuit du 6 au 7 juin 2014 et faisant 33 morts.


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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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Roger Meece visits the MONUSCO base at Rwindi following the 23 October attack

Kinshasa, 1 November 2010 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mr. Roger Meece paid a visit to North Kivu this Saturday, 30 October 2010. The Special Representative visited the locality of Rwindi situated in the territory of Rutshuru where the base of MONUSCO peacekeepers had been attacked by a group of about 50 armed men on 30 October 2010. Mr. Meece was accompanied by local Congolese authorities and a delegation of civilian and military officials from MONUSCO’s Goma office.

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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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