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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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Arrestations et détentions dans les prisons et cachots de la RDC, Partie II: La détention des enfants et la justice pour mineurs

March 2006 | Publisher: UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) | Document type: Country Reports

Attaques perpetrées sur les enfants et jeunes de la rue à Mbuji Mayi du 20 au 25 septembre 2004

April 2005 | Publisher: UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) | Document type: Country Reports

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