Insights: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (13 November), the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from Special Representative and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) Leila Zerrougui....

    posted on MON 12 NOV 2018
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Resolution to be Adopted on Ebola

    Tomorrow morning (30 October), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution on the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The resolution was initiated by Ethiopia, which worked in close cooperation with Sweden. Several...

    posted on MON 29 OCT 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: The Council Concludes its Visiting Mission to the DRC

    Yesterday (7 October) the Security Council completed its visiting mission to Kinshasa. The final day consisted of a series of meetings with MONUSCO, as well as one meeting with female political candidates for the upcoming presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections....

    posted on MON 8 OCT 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Kinshasa with President Kabila, Government Officials, Political Parties, and Civil Society Organizations

    Today (Saturday, 6 October) was an extremely busy day for Council members, with a series of meetings with senior government officials, opposition and pro-government political parties, and civil society organizations. Meetings with Government Officials The back-to-back meetings culminated at the...

    posted on SAT 6 OCT 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings with the Independent National Electoral Commission and MONUSCO in Kinshasa

    Today (5 October), the Security Council began its visiting mission to the DRC with meetings with the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) and the leadership of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO). Soon after arriving in Kinshasa...

    posted on FRI 5 OCT 2018
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    DRC Briefing on the Electoral Process

    On Monday (27 August), the Security Council will be briefed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) via video-teleconference by Special Representative and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) Leila Zerrougui; President of the...

    posted on FRI 24 AUG 2018
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: Renewal of the Sanctions Regime

    Tomorrow (29 June), the Security Council is set to renew the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions regime until 1 July 2019 and the mandate of the Group of Experts assisting the DRC Sanctions Committee until 1 August 2019....

    posted on THU 28 JUN 2018
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation

    On Monday (19 March), the Council will be briefed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), focusing on the humanitarian situation. Briefers will include Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, who recently visited the country, and Jeanine Bandu Bahati,...

    posted on THU 15 MAR 2018
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: Briefing, Consultations and Press Statement

    Tomorrow (9 January), Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix will brief the Council on recent developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The briefing will be followed by consultations. The recent protests and related violence over delays in...

    posted on MON 8 JAN 2018
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    Great Lakes Region Resolution Adoption

    On Friday (8 December), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution on the Great Lakes region. Egypt, along with Ethiopia and Senegal, initiated the resolution in order to mark the upcoming five-year anniversary of the Peace, Security and...

    posted on WED 6 DEC 2017
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Presidential Statement

    Tomorrow (7 November), the Council is scheduled to adopt a presidential statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions regime. The statement is being adopted pursuant to resolution 2360 of 21 June 2017, which renewed the regime and...

    posted on MON 6 NOV 2017
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (11 October), Maman Sambo Sidikou, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), will brief the Council. The briefing will be followed by consultations, which will also be attended...

    posted on TUE 10 OCT 2017
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Sanctions: Briefing on the Deaths of Two Members of the Group of Experts

    Today (22 August), Council members will be briefed by the Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, Peter Drennan, under “any other business” on the conclusions of the Secretary-General’s Board of inquiry (BoI) into the murder in March of two members of...

    posted on TUE 22 AUG 2017
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (11 July), the Council will be briefed by Maman Sambo Sidikou, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), on the Secretary-General’s three-monthly report on...

    posted on MON 10 JUL 2017