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Beni territory, Norh Kivu province, DR Congo, 7 August 2014 : MONUSCO Deputy Force Commander, Maj Gen Jean Baillaud  (left foreground) visits children and women as they receive medical treatment for malnutrition and other health problems after being found abandoned in the forest where they were held hostage by the Ugandan ADF armed group. Photo MONUSCO Force
MONUSCO assesses security situation in Mutarule after recent violent inter-ethnic clashes

Uvira, 10 June 2014 – An inter-disciplinary MONUSCO team travelled to Mutarule on Thursday 10 June, in the territory of Uvira, South Kivu province to assess the security and humanitarian situations after the inter-communal clashes that erupted there on the night of 6 - 7 June 2014 that left 33 dead.

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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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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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