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11 Oct 2017 description

La République démocratique du Congo (RDC), riche en ressources minières, est le deuxième plus grand pays d’Afrique. Mais il est aussi l’un des plus pauvres au monde – ayant été déchiré par des conflits pendant la majeure partie de ces 20 dernières années.

Des décennies d’instabilité, de conflit armé et de violence intercommunautaire ont exposé des millions de personnes à des violations du droit international humanitaire.

11 Oct 2017 description

Bukavu, le 10 octobre 2017 – Tenue le mardi 10 octobre 2017 d’une conférence de presse spéciale axée sur la situation sécuritaire à Uvira et Fizi et les efforts de la MONUSCO pour sécuriser ces territoires. A cette rencontre médiatique organisée à Bukavu ont pris part également des professionnels de médias d’Uvira connectés par vidéo conférence.

11 Oct 2017 description

SG/SM/18740-PKO/675
10 OCTOBRE 2017

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée, aujourd’hui, par le Porte-parole de M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Le Secrétaire général condamne fermement la série d’attaques attribuées aux Forces démocratiques alliées (ADF) dans la province du Nord-Kivu, en République démocratique du Congo, au cours desquelles deux Casques bleus tanzaniens ont été tués. Dix-huit soldats de la paix ont été blessés pendant l’incident.

11 Oct 2017 description

RESUME

Ce manuel des procédures opérationnelles standardisées (POS ou SOP en anglais) définit les services, le processus d’accès et les conditions d’utilisation des services fournis par le Cluster Logistique / PAM.

10 Oct 2017 description
report UN Security Council

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President François Delattre (France):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attacks perpetrated by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) on 9 October 2017 in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, against a base of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), which led to the death of two peacekeepers from the United Republic of Tanzania, as well as the injury of 18 other peacekeepers.

10 Oct 2017 description
report Shelter Cluster

Introduction

This document provides an overview of responses to the Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) online survey, conducted in preparation for the annual GSC Meeting. Findings are based on a total of 106 responses, as of 26 September 2017.

Participant profile

10 Oct 2017 description

The RCDRC has requested for a DREF allocation of CHF 253,588 to support its initial response of health, water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter and non-food items for internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Kasai conflict who have found shelter in neighboring provinces of Lomami, Sankuru and Kwilu. In parallel to the initial response, the DREF supports RCDRC to conduct an emergency multi-sector needs’ assessment of this complex humanitarian situation.

10 Oct 2017 description

SG/SM/18740-PKO/675

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General strongly condemns a series of attacks attributed to the Allied Democratic Forces in the North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which resulted in the death of two peacekeepers from the United Republic of Tanzania. Eighteen peacekeepers were injured during the incident.

10 Oct 2017 description

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is Africa's second largest country, rich in mineral wealth. However, it is also one of the world's poorest – having been ridden by conflict for much of the last 20 years.

Decades of instability, armed conflict and intercommunal violence have left millions of people at the mercy of IHL violations.

People have endured massive suffering, including displacements, separation from family, looting, abuses, injury or violent death.

10 Oct 2017 description

Gracias a la financiación de la Comisión Europea, un programa liderado por la FAO ayudará a países de África, el Caribe y el Pacífico a encontrar fuentes alternativas de proteína animal

10 de octubre de 2017, Roma – La FAO presentó hoy una iniciativa destinada a ayudar a los países de África, el Caribe y el Pacífico a frenar la caza de fauna silvestre insostenible, conservar su riqueza natural y fortalecer los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria de la población.

10 Oct 2017 description
report IRIN

GENEVA, 10 October 2017 | The Democratic Republic of Congo’s military has been removed from the UN’s ‘list of shame’ of armed groups that recruit and use child soldiers – only the second ever delisting after Chad in 2014.

It’s a hugely positive step. The UN’s annual Children and Armed Conflict report, released last week, is a key document in highlighting the militaries and armed groups that recruit and commit grave violations against children. This year, 56 state forces were named, along with armed groups from 14 countries.

10 Oct 2017 description

The Minister of MIDIMAR, Hon. De Bonheur Jeanne d’Arc together with the UNHCR Representative to Rwanda, Mr. Ahmed Baba Fall and other implementing partners visited Kiziba Congolese refugees’ camp on 29th September, 2017 to assess the living conditions of refugees in Kizaba camp.

Visiting Kiziba Refugee camp, oldest camp in Rwanda and a home to 17,166 Congolese, Hon. De Bonheur Jeanne d’Arc stopped at different facilities available in the camp. She visited the water supplying facilities, health posts and classrooms used by students of different levels among others.

10 Oct 2017 description

From 25th- 29th September, 2017, 15 Rwandan refugees exiled in different countries since 1994 participated in the “Come and See, Go and Tell” programme organized by the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees in partnership with UNHCR.

10 Oct 2017 description

Une après-midi au bord du lac Tanganyika, j’ai rendez-vous avec trois femmes de Kalemie. Notre échange a porté sur leur carrière, leurs réussites et leurs conseils pour les jeunes femmes et les jeunes filles.

09 Oct 2017 description

KINSHASA, October 9, 2017 – In the early hours of Monday morning, MONUSCO repelled an attack by suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) on a MONUSCO position in Mamundioma, North Kivu province, during which the Mission sustained casualties.

Initial reports suggest two peacekeepers are dead and several are wounded. The injured peacekeepers have been evacuated to Goma for medical assistance.

09 Oct 2017 description

KINSHASA, 9 octobre 2017 – La MONUSCO a repoussé une attaque perpétrée tôt lundi matin par des éléments présumés des Forces démocratiques alliées (ADF) sur l’une de ses positions à Mamundioma (province du Nord-Kivu) au cours de laquelle elle a subi des pertes.

D’après les premières informations rapportées, deux casques bleus auraient trouvé la mort et plusieurs autres seraient blessés. Les casques bleus blessés ont été évacués vers Goma pour y recevoir des soins médicaux.