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21 October 2014: View of a mining site in Mitwaba, Katanga, during a visit by the MONUSCO Civil Affairs section aimed at facilitating local civil society’s implication in the establishment of an early warning system, and in the planning and the resolution of issues relating to the protection of civilians in Mitwaba.  Photo Radio Okapi/ Madeleine Waila
 
 
 
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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Little breakthrough in the fight against torture in Equateur Province, stakeholders notice


Mbandaka, on 15 July 2014 – A round table initiated by the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office bringing together 35 state and non-state actors in Mbandaka, the provincial administrative center, to assess the implementation of the 9 July 2011 law on the criminalization of torture in the DR Congo, noticed that little progress was achieved thus far in this area, in this particular province..
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Martin Kobler condemns in the strongest terms the heinous attacks against the population in Beni
Goma, October 16, 2014 - Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, is deeply concerned about the recent spate in attacks against the population in the region of Beni. "I strongly condemn the criminal attacks perpetrated during the night of 15 October in the Ngadi and Kadou localities near the town of Beni in the North-Kivu Province," declared the Special Representative of the 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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