Situation in DR Congo ‘fluid and volatile’ despite recent gains, warns Ban

Despite recent positive gains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including action against armed groups and the integration of rebels into the national military, the situation remains “fluid and volatile” and requires continued international attention, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a new report.

DR Congo: UN to push ahead with efforts to curb abuse allegations for blue helmets

Although the number of misconduct allegations for blue helmets serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is on the decline, the top United Nations envoy to the country today vowed to press ahead with efforts to prevent and act on accusations of sexual exploitation and abuse.