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November 20th, 2014. MONUSCO helicopter landing on Baraka Helipad in the territory of Fizi, 90 km away from South-Kivu. The helicopter is back from patrolling on “Moyens and Hauts Plateaux de Minembwe” where armed groups are still active. It’s a joint patrolling Military observers (MilObs)/ Pakistani contingent (PakBat 3).Photo MONUSCO/Jean-Tobie OKALA
 
 
 
A Peace Rally in Kinshasa

A Peace Rally was organized this Sunday 21 September in Kinshasa by MONUSCO with the help of the DRC Civil Society Consultation Framework to mark the International Peace Day. Three groups from different sites heading for the same destination Carrefour des Evolués carried torches of peace.
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School children of the DRC participate in the video conference organized by UN

School children of the DRC participating in the video conference organized by UN today applauded the initiative and thanked MONUSCO for their substantial contribution to peace in the DRC; which will save many lives and give a chance to the country to develop.
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MONUSCO Force Commander Inaugurates Culvert on Important Road in Mushake
MONUSCO Force Commander Inaugurates Culvert on Important Road in Mushake

MONUSCO Force Commander, Lt General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, on 15 September 2014 inaugurated a concrete culvert constructed by MONUSCO in Mushake on the road connecting Sake to Masisi in North Kivu province.

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Celebration of the International Peace Day

Kinshasa, 15 September 2014: On Sunday 21 September, the whole world will celebrate the International  Peace Day . This year’s theme focuses on “The Right of Peoples to Peace”.

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Latest Press Release  Latest Press Release
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty:

Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, is worried about a form of extreme poverty which also affects workers

 

Goma, October 17, 2014 - “Eradicating poverty for good in the whole world is neither an utopia nor an illusion ; it is a clear objective towards which we must all strive for,” stated Martin Kobler, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The eradication of extreme poverty and hunger is at the heart of the Millennium Development Goals. Their aim is to reduce by half, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of the population living below the poverty line. The global objective has been achieved; as in the developing world, the percentage of individuals living below the poverty line fell from 47% in 1990 to 22% in 2010.
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 INFORMATION NOTE
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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