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Fighting against Ebola in DR Congo:  A MONUSCO Ghanaian peacekeeper showing a young girl how to properly wash hands.  This was part of an Ebola awareness campaign in a Kinshasa orphanage, 30 Sept. 2014. In this connection, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the DR Congo, Moustapha Soumaré, has allocated 2.56 million US dollars to WHO and UNICEF for the fight against the latest outbreak of Ebola in Equateur Province. Photo MONUSCO/Jesus Nzambi
 
 
 
MONUSCO assists CENI in deploying electoral kits for upcoming elections

 

Kisangani, Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) assisted the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in airlifting 15 tonnes of electoral kits to Kisangani on Tuesday 24 June 2014, in anticipation for the upcoming elections.


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Martin Kobler in Mutarule,DRC’s South-Kivu province to comfort local population inter-ethnic clashes



Mutarule, 20 June 2014 - Martin Kobler, accompanied by UN French delegation travelled to Mutarule, in the Ruzizi plain, South-Kivu province on 20 June 2014 to encourage local communities to resolve inter-ethnic conflicts through dialogue after violent inter-ethnic clashes that left 33 civilian victims during the night of 6 - 7 June in that territory.

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MONUSCO retrains 28 Judiciary Police Officers in Uvira




13 June 2014: MONUSCO Police organized a 5-day re-training session on judiciary police techniques for Judiciary Police Officers in Uvira, South-Kivu province that ended on 13 June 2014
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UN helps civil society in Ituri organize debriefing of national forum in Kinshasa


Bunia, 11 June 2014 – The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), through its Civil Affairs sections, assisted civil society organizations in Bunia, Ituri in organizing a debriefing workshop of a national forum held in Kinshasa from 10 to 11 June 2014. 

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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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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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 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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