DR Congo UNHCR Fact sheet 31 July 2013

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 31 Jul 2013 View Original

UNHCR operational highlights

• From 23 to 25 July 2013, the sixth tripartite meeting between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Executive of the Republic of Angola and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, relative to the situation of former Angolan refugees living in DRC was held in Kinshasa.

• Some 71,815 former Angolan refugees live in DRC, including 23,940 candidates registered for voluntary repatriation and 47,875 candidates who have opted for local integration. The voluntary repatriation will resume at a date which will be determined during the next tripartite meeting in October 2013 in Luanda, Angola.