Insights: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) Informal Meeting via Videoconferencing

    On Tuesday (24 March), Security Council members will convene an informal videoconferencing meeting on the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is...

    posted on MON 23 MAR 2020
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    Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Role of the Region in the Stabilisation of eastern DRC

    Tomorrow (14 January), the Security Council is expected to hold an informal interactive dialogue to explore and discuss the broader Great Lakes region and its role in contributing to security in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The meeting...

    posted on MON 13 JAN 2020
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: UN Mission Mandate Renewal

    Today (19 December), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) before it expires on 20 December. Council members had the first...

    posted on THU 19 DEC 2019
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Discussion under “Any Other Business”

    Tomorrow (6 December), Security Council members are expected to hold a meeting under “any other business” at the request of the UN Secretariat to discuss the recent insecurity in eastern DRC. Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is expected to...

    posted on THU 5 DEC 2019
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    Council Adopts Presidential Statement on Ebola

    On Friday (2 August), the Security Council adopted a presidential statement on the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The adoption of the statement took place amidst ongoing efforts to stem the spread of the...

    posted on MON 5 AUG 2019
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (11 January), the Security Council is expected to hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative and head of the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic...

    posted on THU 10 JAN 2019
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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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    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