29 Mar 2017 - Kinshasa, March 29, 2017 – As announced by the Secretary General of the United Nations yesterday, the United Nations Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has confirmed that the bodies located and recovered by MONUSCO peacekeepers on 27 March are those of the two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Michael Sharp (United States) and Zaida Catalan (Sweden), missing since 12 March.
28 Mar 2017 - Addis Ababa, New York, Brussels and Paris, 27 March 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organisation of La Francophonie continue to follow developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) closely.
18 Mar 2017 - KINSHASA, 18 March 2017 – MONUSCO expresses grave concern over reports of renewed violence in Kananga between 14 and 17 March 2017. The Mission has received credible reports of high numbers of deaths in the context of clashes between Kamwina Nsapu militiamen and members of the Congolese security forces.
13 Mar 2017 - Kinshasa, March 13th, 2017. - Two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which reports to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004), are reported missing in that country. The UN, including the UN peacekeeping operation in the DRC MONUSCO, are doing everything possible to locate the experts.
01 Mar 2017 - KINSHASA/GENEVA (1 March 2017) – Defence and security forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo used excessive, disproportionate and at times lethal force to prevent and contain demonstrations in December 2016, a UN report published today has found.
16 Feb 2017 - Addis Ababa, New York, Brussels and Paris, 16 February 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) are increasingly concerned by the continuing impasse in the dialogue among the political stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) related to the implementation modalities of the 31 December political agreement.
11 Feb 2017 - Kinshasa, 11 February 2017 – MONUSCO is concerned about the persistent conflict in the Kasais which is marked by violent atrocities committed by the Kamuina Nsapu militia including their recruitment and use of child soldiers whilst targeting symbols and institutions of State authority as well as the disproportionate use of force by the Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC) in their response to the situation.
03 Feb 2017 - Kinshasa, 02 February 2017 - With sadness and dismay Maman Sambo Sidikou, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DRC and Head of MONUSCO, learned about the death of Mr. Etienne Tshisekedi, president of the Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social (UDPS) and Chairman of the Committee of Wise Men of the Rassemblement des Forces Acquises au Changement, whose death occurred yesterday 1st February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.
28 Jan 2017 - 1. The representatives of the Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the region (PSC Framework) held a meeting in Addis, Ethiopia, on 27 January 2017, on the margins of the African Union (AU) Summit. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Angola, Hon. Mr.