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05 Aug 2011 description

Mineral resources have played a crucial role in fuelling protracted armed conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This Policy Paper examines the the prospects for and interactions between various trade- and security-related initiatives that are aimed at demilitarizing the supply chains of key minerals. It also describes the changing context in which such initiatives operate.

18 Jul 2011 description

FAITS MARQUANTS

• Plus de 1 600 ménages se sont déplacés à Pinga en raison des affrontements qui ont opposé les éléments Mayi-Mayi de Cheka aux APCLS de Janvier à Mutongo. D’autres ménages se sont dirigés vers Kibua et vers dans les localités de Kasa et Bushino, dans la zone de Kitchanga (Masisi)

02 Jul 2011 description

Remarks
Maria Otero
Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs
Woodrow Wilson Center
Washington, DC
June 30, 2011

First, thank you for including me on today’s panel. I commend the Wilson Center and International Crisis Group for taking on this difficult and critical topic. The mass rape of well over 100 women just days ago in South Kivu is a disheartening reminder that despite international efforts, we still have a very long way to go before we can claim any success. Thank you to Dr. Mukwege for your inspiring work.

01 Jul 2011 description

Kinshasa, 29 June 2011 – Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo recently detected several cases of cholera in the capital, Kinshasa, as well as inside the country. The outbreak has been confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and several NGOs working in the health sector. The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has also observed many cases of cholera infection in Equateur province and several related deaths.

01 Jul 2011 description

Kisangani, 27 June 2011 – To commemorate the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Human Rights Section of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) in Province Orientale, organized a workshop on 25 June to sensitize the local population on issues pertaining to torture.

01 Jul 2011 description

CONFERENCE DE PRESSE DES NATIONS UNIES DU MERCREDI 29 JUIN 2011

Madnodje Mounoubai: Mesdames, Mesdemoiselles et Messieurs, Membres de la presse, Auditeurs de Radio Okapi, Bonjour et bienvenue à ce rendez-vous hebdomadaire.

30 Jun 2011 description
report UN News Service

30 June 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his concern over the growing number of attacks on schools and hospitals and threats to children in armed conflicts around the world, stating that the United Nations is considering targeted measures against those who commit such crimes.

30 Jun 2011 description

Denis Mukwege and his staff have treated more than 30,000 women, most of them survivors of sexual assaults, since he opened the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1999.

A woman arrived at the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a few years ago weighing just under 62 pounds. Armed militants had murdered three of her eight children and her husband. The gunmen had repeatedly raped the woman, who as a result had become incontinent and infected with HIV.

30 Jun 2011 description
report Radio Okapi

Près de deux cents acteurs de la société civile du Sud-Kivu ont organisé jeudi 30 juin 2011 un sit-in à la place de l’Indépendance, dans la commune d’Ibanda, à Bukavu en signe de protestation de la célébration du 51e anniversaire de l’indépendance de la RDC.Le sit-in a eu lieu le matin.

Les manifestants brandissaient des calicots sur lesquels on pouvait lire, notamment, «Nous n’avons pas dix filles vierges à donner aux FDLR comme cautions», «Non aux viols».

30 Jun 2011 description

The conflict that began in Libya on 17 February 2011 with a popular revolt against Gaddafi’s regime has triggered a mass exodus of the civilian population into neighbouring countries. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled, mainly into Tunisia and Egypt, as a result of attacks by Gaddafi’s forces on civilian populations, the rebellion and NATO bombings. Migrant workers and refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa have been particular targets of violence.

30 Jun 2011 description

Le conflit déclenché en Libye, le 17 février 2011, par la révolte populaire contre le régime du Colonel Khadafi, a provoqué un exode massif dans les pays limitrophes. Les violences perpétrées par les forces de Khadafi contre les populations civiles, la guerre entreprise par les rebelles pour renverser le régime, ainsi que les bombardements de l’OTAN, ont contraint des centaines de milliers de personnes à fuir le pays. A cela s’ajoute des exactions spécifiques perpétrées à l’encontre des immigrés originaires d’Afrique sub-saharienne et qui les ont poussé à s’enfuir.

30 Jun 2011 description

SOMMAIRE EXÉCUTIF

Cette Revue Trimestrielle de Sécurité du LRA Crisis Tracker fournit un résumé et une analyse des activités signalées de l’Armée de Résistance du Seigneur (LRA) entre avril et juin 2011 (la période de rapport soulignée) en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), Sud-Soudan, et République Centrafricaine (RCA).

30 Jun 2011 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This LRA Crisis Tracker Quarterly Security Brief provides a summary and analysis of the reported activities of the Lord’s Resistance Army from April to June 2011 (highlighted reporting period) in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan, and Central African Republic (CAR).

30 Jun 2011 description
report Voice of America

Peter Clottey

U.N. forces have launched a one-week offensive in North Kivu province. The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) is taking action after attacks by rebel groups.

The goal of the offensive is to ensure peace and stability in the area before the general elections in November, said Lieutenant Colonel Felix Basse, military spokesman for MONUSCO.

30 Jun 2011 description
report European Union

Summary: 29 juin, Bruxelles - Le porte-parole de Catherine Ashton, Haute Représentante de l'Union Européenne pour les affaires étrangères et la politique de sécurité et vice-présidente de la Commission, a fait ce jour la déclaration suivante:

L'Union européenne a pris connaissance du verdict prononcé ce jeudi 23 juin 2011 à l'issue du procès des assassins présumés du défenseur des Droits de l'Homme Floribert Chebeya et de son chauffeur Fidèle Bazana de l'ONG " Voix des Sans Voix".

30 Jun 2011 description

UNEP’s Disasters and Conflicts sub-programme comprises four operational pillars: post-crisis environmental assessment, post-crisis environmental recovery, disaster risk reduction and environmental cooperation for peacebuilding. While the Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch (PCDMB) is tasked with coordinating the theme across UNEP, the regional offices and several divisions play an instrumental role in programme implementation.