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After meeting top officials in DR Congo, Migiro heads to Brazzaville

United Nations Deputy-Secretary General Asha-Rose Migiro has wrapped up her visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where she met with top leaders and conveyed a message about the world body’s support for the country as it moves to consolidate peace.

Congolese parties agree on need for dialogue and reconciliation – Migiro

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General said today in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that all parties there agree on the need for dialogue and reconciliation in order to achieve lasting peace in the country, where recent clashes have forced thousands to flee in the northeast.

In DR Congo, Migiro pledges continued UN help for efforts to consolidate peace

Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where she has pledged continued United Nations support for the country’s efforts to consolidate peace.

Côte d’Ivoire police to serve with UN peacekeeping mission in DR Congo

Eight police officers selected by the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) will serve with the world body’s peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC), it was announced today.

Security Council extends UN peacekeeping force in DR Congo for another month

Stressing its commitment to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during the country’s post-war transition period, the Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission there for another month.

UN mission helps opposition figure leave DR Congo for medical treatment

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has helped former vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose guards were involved in deadly fighting last month with the Congolese army, to leave the country safely today for medical treatment.

UN mission says opposition forces in DR Congo have disarmed, awaiting handover

After clashing violently with Government troops in the capital Kinshasa last month, opposition forces and their dependents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) currently under United Nations protection have disarmed, the world body’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) said today.

Security Council underlines need for national reconciliation in DR Congo

Calling for a shared commitment from the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) authorities and political parties to national reconciliation, the Security Council today deplored the recent wave of deadly violence in the African country’s capital and urged all sides to resolve their difference through dialogue.