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Lusenda, Fizi territory, South Kivu, DR Congo: A woman and her child in Burundian refugees camp of Lusenda. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
MONUSCO builds journalists’ capacities at the Ruzizi plaine, South-Kivu province

Uvira, 2 July 2015
– Seventeen journalists including 3 women from Kiliba, Sange and Luvungi took part in a training session for media professionals at the Ruzizi plaine in Uvira from 1st through 2nd July 2015. The training was organized by the Public Information Section/MONUSCO-Uvira with a view to building the capacity of journalists. For two days on end, journalists received refresher course on the rules and codes of ethics, writing techniques, different formats of a radio paper, and the scope of journalist’s profession.
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Uvira: MONUSCO Pakistani contingent celebrates the 55th anniversary of the DRC’s independence

Uvira, 1st July 2015 – The Camp Jina, headquarters of the Pakistani contingent of MONUSCO-Uvira (PakBatt) held a big celebration on Tuesday 30 June 2015 on the occasion of the DRC’s Independence day, in spite of the Ramadan; several hundred people were invited to fraternize and celebrate the peace: Congolese police staff members, several young people and students in Uvira as well as civilian colleagues of MONUSCO-Uvira.

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North Kivu: UNPOL concludes the training of 400 Congolese National Police staff members

Rutshuru, 27 June 2015 – The accelerated basic training for 400 Congolese National Police personnel in the North-Kivu province initiated by MONUSCO Police Component was officially closed on 27 June 2015 by General AWACHANGO Vital, Provincial Commissioner of the Congolese National Police in the North-Kivu with an official ceremony organized at the RUTSHURU Administration facility.

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MONUSCO Police organizes a training session for women in the North Kalemie


Kalemie, 1 July:
To participate in the fight against poverty and malnutrition in Tabacongo village, situated 17 km away from North Kalemie, MONUSCO Civilian Police organized an accelerated training session in favor of about forty women members of a development association “Association de développement et de récupération des femmes de Tabacongo”

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Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, condemns the deadly attack against peacekeepers in Beni territory

Kinshasa, 5 May 2015 - "I strongly condemn the ambush perpetrated against Tanzanian Peacekeepers deployed in Beni region to protect the population.”

“I want to express my sincere condolences to the families of those who died in combat. I also express my solidarity with the injured and promise to visit them on Wednesday”, said Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO.

 

The Tanzanian unit from the Force Intervention Brigade was ambushed along the Mavivi-Mayimoya axis in Kikiki village located 11 km South of Eringeti resulting in several casualties and injured among the Peacekeepers.

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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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