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UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC)

The United Nations Security Council established MONUC to facilitate the implementation of the Lusaka Accord signed in 1999. MONUC’s mandate can be broken down into four phases: Phase one involved forcibly implementing the ceasefire agreement. Phase two involved its monitoring, and the reporting of any violations through the proper channels. The third phase, still underway, centers on the DDRRR (disarmament, demobilization, repatriation, resettlement and reintegration) process. Phase four, also in progress, includes facilitating the transition towards the organization of credible elections. MONUC is placed under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter. Its mandate authorizes it to use all means deemed necessary, within the limits of its capacities and in the areas of deployment of its armed units, to protect civilians under imminent threat of physical violence; and to contribute to the improvement of the security conditions.  Website: www.monuc.org/Home.aspx?lang=en
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Consolidated Report on Investigation Conducted by the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) into Grave Human Rights Abuses Committed in Kiwanja, North Kivu, in November 2008

7 September 2009 | Publisher: UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) | Document type: Country Reports

Consolidated Investigation Report of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) Following Widespread Looting and Grave Violations of Human Rights by the Congolese National Armed Forces in Goma and Kanyabayonga in October and November 2008

7 September 2009 | Publisher: UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) | Document type: Country Reports

MONUC Monthly Human Rights Assessment: May 2007

19 June 2007 | Publisher: UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) | Document type: Country Reports

MONUC Monthly Human Rights Assessment: April 2007

17 May 2007 | Publisher: UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) | Document type: Country Reports

MONUC Monthly Human Rights Assessment: March 2007

16 April 2007 | Publisher: UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) | Document type: Country Reports

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