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UN / VITALY CHURKIN

Russian Ambassador Vitally Churkin, who holds the chairmanship of the Security Council for the month of March, briefs reporters on the Council's plan of work for this month. UNTV

4 Mar 2013 | Read More »

DR CONGO / HUMANITARIAN

A lull in violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo last month permitted UNICEF and its partners to distribute much needed relief kits to people trapped in a cycle of repeated displacements. It was the largest distribution of household items in North Kivu in recent years. UNICEF

4 Jan 2013 | Read More »

DRC / GENERAL CARTER F. HAM COMMANDER AFRICOM

AFRICOM Commander General Carter Ham visits Kinshasa to meet with government authorities and Congolese military. MONUSCO

23 Aug 2011 | Read More »

DR CONGO / HUMAN RIGHTS

A fact finding mission was dispatched to the locality of Mutongo, in the North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to investigate allegations of Human Rights violations, including 42 alleged rapes, mass and arbitrary killings and internal displacements committed by elements of the armed group Alliance des Patriotes pour un Congo Libre [...]

8 Jul 2011 | Read More »

DRC / FDLR SURRENDER

Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bisengimana, a senior commander with the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR) turned himself into the UN Mission (MONUSCO) on Wednesday and is being transferred to a camp for demobilized soldiers in Rwanda. In an interview, he condemns FDLR soldiers who commit rape. MONUSCO

17 Feb 2011 | Read More »

DRC / WALLSTROM KAMAKO

UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence Margot Wallström visits Kamako along the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola. The UN reported that last year there were around 1,350 cases of sexual and gender-based violence against Congolese expelled from Angola. MONUSCO

8 Feb 2011 | Read More »

DRC / BOAT DELIVERY

Rape victims from Songo Mboyo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were presented with a boat on Monday from the UN. The boat will be used by the women to transport goods to the market in support of their income-generating activities. MONUSCO

8 Feb 2011 | Read More »

DRC / WALLSTROM

UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Margot Wallström attended the opening of City of Joy on Friday, a revolutionary new community for women survivors of gender violence in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo. MONUSCO

7 Feb 2011 | Read More »

DRC / MEECE KAPALATA

UN Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Roger Meece visits Kapalata in the east of the country where about 500 newly recruited members of the Congolese National Police are being trained. The training is funded by the Japanese Government and backed by the UN Mission in the country. MONUSCO

8 Dec 2010 | Read More »

DR CONGO / MEECE BENDERA

UN chief in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Roger Meece travels to the village of Bendera in Katanga where recent FDLR presence has been reported. Meece talks about the need to protect civilians and establish “security conditions that would allow people to live their daily lives and to go to work in a safe [...]

22 Nov 2010 | Read More »

 

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