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MONUC – Mission of the United Nations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

RWANDA / BURUNDI REFUGEES

Some 25,000 refugees from Burundi have crossed the border into Rwanda. Relief agencies are preparing to support up to 100,000 refugees over the next few months, the World Food Programme said Thursday. WFP

7 May 2015 | Read More »

DRC / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

More than 7000 Burundians have fled their country for shelter in Kavimvira in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the border with Burundi. MONUSCO

5 May 2015 | Read More »

DRC / SURRENDER

Sixty seven well-armed members of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), accompanied by 186 of their dependents, surrendered to the UN stabilization mission in the DR Congo MONUSCO

30 Dec 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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