|Peacekeepers Plan Operation Amani Leo with FARDC in North Kivu
MONUC - January 19, 2010
|Senior military leaders from the UN Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUC, have been meeting their counterparts in the Congolese Army, the FARDC, to plan Operation Amani Leo. Amani Leo, which means ‘Peace Today’, began at the start of the month.
|MONUC outlines cooperation with FARDC in Operation Amani Leo
MONUC - January 7, 2010
|The Operation's principal objectives are to protect civilian populations, clear strategic areas of negative forces, hold territory liberated from FDLR control, and assist in restoring State authority in these zones. The Special Representative also informed the Council that Operation Amani Leo would include preventive interventions aimed at stopping the FDLR from regrouping and attacking civilian populations and re-occupying major mining areas.
|UN team looking into alleged sexual misconduct by blue helmets in DR Congo
UN News - July 24, 2009
|A fact-finding team has been dispatched by the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to investigate rumours of sexual misconduct surrounding some blue helmets stationed in the country’s far east.
|North Kivu: Mr. Doss welcomes the progress achieved in the follow up of the Goma conference
MONUC - February 11, 2008
|Mr. Alan Doss, the Special representative of the UN Secretary General in the DRC, accompanied by MONUC Force commander General Babacar Gaye, paid a visit to Goma on Saturday 9 February 2008, in order to make a progress report on the follow-up of the Goma conference. He welcomed the progress achieved and called on all armed groups to respect the act of engagement.
|Goma: William Swing and five ambassadors meet president Kabila
MONUC - October 17, 2007
|William Swing, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the DRC and five country ambassadors from the US, France, UK, Belgium and South Africa met DRC President Joseph Kabila in Goma, North Kivu province on Monday 15 October 2007.