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Do Not Lose the Gains of 20 years of UN Investment in Peace in a Rush for the MONUSCO Mission to Leave

Do Not Lose the Gains of 20 years of UN Investment in Peace in a Rush for the MONUSCO Mission to Leave

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By Rigobert Minani Bihuzo The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) October 2020 session will debate the future of its peace mission (MONUSCO) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). IDP camp appeared around MONUSCO base in Kitshanga after heavy fighting broke between APCLS and FARDC, it is estimated that 5000 peoples where displaced and at least 90 where killed, the 7th of March 2013. © MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti According to UNSC Resolution (UNSCR) 2502 adopted last December, MONUSCO’s mandate will end on December 20, 2020. This completion date conflicts with the recommendation made last year by an independent assessment of MONUSCO ordered by the UNSC. Fataki,Ituri Province,DR Congo: Bangladeshi troops of MONUSCO patrol the villages of Fataki to protect the civilai...