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

UN / DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

During a meeting on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Security Council expressed its "deep concern" over the lack of progress of the voluntary disarmament process of the Forces Democratiques de Liberation du Rwanda (FDLR), and called on MONUSCO and the Congolese government "to immediately update operational plans for military action [...]

5 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / DRC

The head of the UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) Martin Kobler has asked Security Council members for a more “flexible mandate" for MONUSCO  to be able 'to go where the enemy is" and confront those "who are impacting on the stability of the DRC."UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / DRC HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations (UN) has condemned the decision by the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to expel Scott Campbell, Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office from the country. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR MIA FARROW

Mia Farrow, renowned actress, activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, said that during her recent visit to the Central African Republic earlier this month, she had "no doubt" about the ethnic cleansing that took place in Bossangoa, "the entire town, virtually all Muslims, it had been cleansed of the entire Muslim population." UNIFEED-UNTV/FILE

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / PEACEKEEPING TRENDS

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that UN peacekeeping “is at a key moment" as it faces new challenges and a growing budget to support operations, now approaching eight billion dollars. UNIFEED – UNTV

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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