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MONUSCO – United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

UN / DRC SEXUAL VIOLENCE

United Nations officials called on the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up the fight against impunity for rape and sexual violence, which remain widespread and largely unpunished despite some progress in holding perpetrators accountable. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said rebel armed groups and government soldiers "were [...]

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DRC VOTE

The Security Council extended for one year the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) – along with its Intervention Brigade – French Ambassador Gerard Araud called the  creation of the intervention brigade a, "breakthrough" for the organization.  UNTV/FILE

28 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / DRC

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) told Security Council that "there is a new momentum and we have to build on it", adding that "our robust protection stance and the hard won stability are the foundation to build peace." UNTV

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

DRC / NORTH KIVU MASSACRES

The Human Rights component of the United Nations Peace keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has begun conducting investigations into massacres that took place in early February in North Kivu province – where at least 70 people were reported killed and more than 200 houses burnt. OHCHR

4 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / DRC

UN officials voiced concern about renewed violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after a year marked by significant milestones. UNTV / FILE

13 Jan 2014 | Read More »

DRC / EX-COMBATANT AID

The UN mission in DR Congo (MONUSCO) donated food and supplies to thousands of ex-combatants who recently surrendered from various armed groups that operate in the eastern part of the country.   MONUSCO

30 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / DRC

French Ambassador Gerard Arnaud said that the new operation launched in Democratic Republic of Congo against Rwandan ethnic Hutu rebels will be different than the M23, because they were "weighing the traditional war with a front, with armed forces easily identifiable", while the FDLR are small groups "often living in small villages with their families, [...]

11 Dec 2013 | Read More »

DRC / UAV LAUNCH

UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) were launched in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo by the United Nations to monitor the volatile border between DR Congo and Rwanda and movements by militias and armed groups in the east of the country, which has been stricken by conflict for the past three decades. MONUSCO  

3 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / DRC

Security Council members  welcomed the announcement by the M23 rebel group that it is ending its bloody insurgency against the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which for nearly two years has exacerbated humanitarian strife in the country's restive east. UNTV/ RECENT

6 Nov 2013 | Read More »

DRC/ KOBLER M23

Thirty-three M23 combatants surrendered to the UN mission on Tuesday — bringing the total number of M23 surrenders to 80 for the month of October. The head of mission (MONUSCO) Martin Kobler visited Rutshuru earlier this week after it was liberated by the Congolese army from the M23 in fierce fighting which left one Tanzanian [...]

30 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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