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New York, security Council. Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), briefs the Security Council at its meeting on the situation concerning that country. 'We have the responsability to support the Governement in insuring the security and stability of the DRC', declared Martin Kobler. UN Photo/Kim Haughton
MONUSCO Police contributes to Women’s Empowerment

Kalemie, 9 September 2015 - The United Nations Police component (UNPOL/MONUSCO) works for the promotion of women in Tanganyika. As part of its civilian protection program, UNPOL team shared experience with women in that part of the country to assist them in improving their living conditions through revenue generating activities.

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UN Medal Award Ceremony in Goma

In a special medal parade, twenty-five Officers and four Warrant officers from various troop contributing members States of the United Nations were awarded the UN Medal in Goma today, 9 September   2015, for participating in joint international military and police operations such peacekeeping, humanitarian and disaster relief efforts.
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Beni: Justice Support Section organized an Open Day on Justice

 On 3 September, MONUSCO Justice Support Section Beni organized a workshop for the judiciary actors and Civil Society members in Beni.  On 4 September, an Open Day was organized following the workshop.

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Refresher session for the Congolese Police Force initiated by the UNPOL in Dungu

At the initiative of the United Nations Police components (UNPOL- Dungu), a refresher session for the Congolese National Police personnel (PNC) has been organized in Dungu from 7 September through 18 September on how best to secure the electoral process. It took place in the facilities of the District Police Commissioner.

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International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, calls for the remembrance of the victims of slavery in order to draw inspiration from them

Kinshasa, 23 August 2015 – “The observance of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is an opportunity for all of us to reflect on the tragedy of slavery and slave trade. There can never be any justification for such barbarism. Let us pay homage to the dignity and resilience of the victims of slavery and the slave trade”, said Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in the DRC, on the occasion of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.
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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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