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Major General Lucien Bahuma (left foreground of photo) was « a great man  and an important partner for MONUSCO», said the Special Representative of the United Nation Secretary – General in the DR Congo, Martin Kobler, after the official announcement, on 31 August 2014, of the death of the commander of the North Kivu 8th Military Region (FARDC). Photo MONUSCO/Radio Okapi/Martial Papy Mukeba.
Haut Uele: UNHCR bracing for return of Congolese refugees

The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Dungu,  district of Haut-Uele, Eastern Province, noticed since early 2014, a flow of Congolese refugees returning home from Makpandu camp, in the South Sudan, about 60 Km away from the Congolese border. 

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MONUSCO Senior Military Command meet over civilian protection and security issues

Members of the United Nations Stabilization Mission’s senior military command met in Goma on 9 and 10 May 2014 under the chairmanship of the Force Commander Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz to discuss civilians’ protection and security which are both central to MONUSCO’s mandate.

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MONUSCO supports efforts for Congolese National Police (PNC) presence in Areas where LRA is active

PNC stations in Nguilima district, located 45 km away from the west of the city of Dungu, in the territory of Haut-Uele, Eastern Province reopened on 23 May 2014; PNC activities there were disrupted in 2008 following a number of raids by Ugandan rebels of the Lord Resistant Army (LRA)
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MONUSCO Trains FARDC Troops in Bunia on How to Use IT Tools

Bangladeshi Peacekeepers of the UN Stabilization Mission in DR Congo (MONUSCO), launched Wednesday 21 May 2014 in Bunia, the administrative capital of the district of Ituri, a training session around the basics for the practical use of IT tools intended for the military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC)
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Joint Statement by the Special Envoys for the Great Lakes on the FDLR
Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region Mary Robinson, U.S. Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Russ Feingold, Special Representative of the African Union Boubacar Diarra, European Union Senior Coordinator for the Great Lakes Region KoenVervaeke, and UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in the DRC Martin Kobler note the letter of April 18, 2014, signed by a representative of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), in which the author stated that the FDLR declared it would lay down its weapons on May 30, 2014, in two locations in North and South Kivu.  Reports indicate that no such activity took place in South Kivu, and up until now, an insignificant number of low ranking combatants surrendered in North Kivu.
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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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