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10 April 2015. Rumangabo, North Kivu, DR Congo: Aerial view of the hydropower dam under construction at Rumangabo. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
Kisangani: MONUSCO Launches Rehabilitation of Mobile Intervention Police Unit’s Holding Cells

The Police component of MONUSCO, in partnership with the Congolese National Police (PNC), has undertaken the rehabilitation of the holding cells of the Mobile Intervention Police Unit of West Kisangani in the town’s Tshopo neighborhood.
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Commemoration of International Day of the Use of Child Soldiers

 

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DR Congo, Martin Kobler, has once again reiterated that "Children belong in school and not on the battlefield". The Head of MONUSCO was speaking in Goma on 12 February 2015, during the ceremony to mark the International Day against the use of Child Soldiers.

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Manono: The Kabiza 3 ferryboat, six months already

In North Katanga, the Kaziba ferryboat has been in service for six months now on the Lwalaba river at Muyumba, in Manono territory. The vessel, whose construction cost has been financed by Katanga province, provides transport service across the river between Muyumba and Ankoro. Local residents view this floating craft as a contribution to the development of area.
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Secretary-General appoints David Gressly as Deputy Special Representative for the DR Congo



United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of David Gressly of the United States as his Deputy Special Representative for Operations and the Rule of Law in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

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the International Day against the use of Child Soldiers:

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO, condemns the use of child soldiers by armed groups in DRC


Kinshasa, 12 February 2015 -
“Thousands of children continue to be recruited by armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Child recruitment jeopardizes the future of these children and deprives the DRC of their vigour and strength”, stated Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, on the occasion of the International Day against the use of Child Soldiers.

 

The Chief of MONUSCO further welcomed the efforts made by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo which adopted an Action Plan in October 2012, thereby clearly indicating its commitment to end the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict.

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MONUC Denounces Events in Mbandaka

 

Kinshasa, 5 April 2010 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for DRC, Alan Doss expressed his deep concern about the situation prevailing in Mbandaka, Equateur province, attacked by a rebel group on 4 April last.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Security Council, 7409th meeting (March 19, 2015)
The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo)
Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2015/172)
Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region (S/2015/173)
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