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The incessant activity of United Nations airplanes and helicopters at the airport of Mbandaka from where departs much of UN assistance to the Coordination of the fight against the Ebola virus. Photo MONUSCO/James Botuli
Some 140 elements of Egypt’s Formed Police Unit decorated with the United Nations medal

Bukavu, 15 August 2014 – Some 140 elements of the Egyptian formed police unit (FPU) based in Bukavu, South Kivu, were presented with the United National medal by the Deputy Commissioner of the UN Police (UNPOL) component of MONUSCO.

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MONUSCO Public Information staff Trained in Digital Communications

Between 4 and 8 August 2014, in Kinshasa and Goma, MONUSCO Public Information Officers, including Radio Okapi journalists, attended a training workshop aimed at providing them with new digital communication and social media skills in today’s rapidly changing media landscape
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MONUSCO forces discover an important cache of ammunition in North Kivu

MONUSCO Indian peacekeepers discovered, on 4 August 2014, an important cache of ammunition in Tshanzu, some 6 km south of their operating base located in the area of Tchengerero, in North Kivu.  

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MONUSCO launches islands of stability in Geti, Ituri

Bunia, 10 July 2014: The project codenamed “islands of stability” was launched on 10 July 2014 in Geti, the territory of Walendu bindi in the south of Irumu by political and administrative delegation from Bunia along with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) under the leadership of the Chief of MONUSCO/Bunia office, Mr. M’hand Ladjouzi and the district commissioner of Bunia.

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Latest Press Release  Latest Press Release
North Kivu:

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, is
in Beni to express his support to the families of the victims of the massacres perpetrated by ADF


Beni, 17 October 2014
– Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, paid homage to the victims of the Beni attacks, bowing in front of the mortal remains of the villagers killed during the night of 15 to 16 October in Ngadi and Kadu, near Beni, North-Kivu province. 


During the ceremony, Martin Kobler met with the families of the victims of the ADF attacks. “I came to Beni to show my solidarity and to express my profound and sincere condolences to the family of the victims. I strongly condemn the slaughter perpetrated by ADF rebels. There will definitely be consequences for those heinous and unacceptable crimes,” declared the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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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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