UN 'Intervention Brigade' Okayed for DR Congo
The Security Council has approved the first "offensive" UN force to battle rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo. Armed groups such as M23 have taken over large parts of the east of the country.
Congo-Kinshasa: 'Some Reservations' About UN's New 'Offensive Force'
Deutsche Welle, 28 March 2013
The Security Council has approved the first "offensive" UN force to battle rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo. Armed groups such as M23 (pictured) have taken over large parts... read more »
United Nations, 28 March 2013
Resolution 2098 (2013) Enables 'Offensive' Combat Force To 'Neutralize and Disarm' Congolese Rebels, Foreign Armed Groups read more »
International Federation for Human Rights, 27 March 2013
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is slated to pass a resolution this week that would extend MONUSCO's mandate until March 2014, and add a new "intervention brigade"... read more »
Des casques bleus de la Mission de l'ONU pour la stabilisation en RD Congo (Monusco)
UN News Service, 26 March 2013
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today discussed the fragile security and humanitarian situation in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in a meeting with the country's... read more »