Solidarity, a bank guarantee for the poorest
Mar 7, 2016
In the DRC, saving and credit unions mainly reach the poorest citizens who are excluded from traditional financial systems.
The fight against sexual violence in Eastern DRC: support for victims now effective
Sep 15, 2015
The joint program ‘Tupinge Ubakaji’ has been fighting against sexual violence in Eastern DRC since 2013, with financial support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.
Initial training for newly-assigned UN Youth Volunteers
Sep 7, 2015
Nine recently recruited UN Youth Volunteers engaged to evaluate the impact of UNICEF health and education programmes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , plus three UN Youth Volunteers with UNICEF Cameroon and UNREC Togo followed an initial training course in Kinshasa prior to the assignment.
An English website to reach a larger audience
Aug 21, 2015
This English website will allow UNDP to reach a larger audience and to continue to put the accent on results, beneficiaries, the satisfaction of funding bodies and a good coordination with Congolese authorities.
Salim Kanza Madimba, former inmate, is starting a broiler chicken farm
May 29, 2015
“I learned about chicken farming when I was incarcerated in the Munzenze central prison in Goma."
Celebration of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers: The Government and the UN salute the bravery of peacekeepers in DRC
May 29, 2015
The General Delegate of the Government charged with liaising with MONUSCO and the Special Representative of the Secretary General each, in turn, paid tribute to the agents undertaking the Operations for maintaining peace in the word, some of which paid their commitment to this cause with their lives.
President Joseph Kabila Committed to the Justice Reform
May 28, 2015
Justice raises a Nation and we can design the development and democratic stability of our country without this main precondition
Government and UNDP United for Natural Disaster Risk Reduction
May 21, 2015
The ‘Capacity Building Support Project in the Area of Natural Disaster Risk Reduction in DRC’ was officially launched on Thursday, 21 May 2015 by the Home Affairs and Security Deputy Minister, Ms. Martine Bukasa and by UNDP’s Country Office Director, Priya Gajraj.
A hydroelectric power plant brings together The population of Bwisha and Virunga national park
Dec 28, 2014
North Kivu, Matebe Rudahira. Five kilometres from Bwisha, on the Bunagana road in the direction of the Uganda border in North Kivu, an immense 6 hectare work site is becoming embedded in the countryside of Virunga national park: vast meshes of iron trellises, supporting stakes and wood palisades, portacabins in which men and women, wearing caps coloured yellow or blue, white and red, verify that the flow of cement is spilling out smoothly. The bird’s eye view is striking. We are 12 metres under the level of the river. It’s here that that the future hydroelectric power station will be operational in 2015 on the river Rusthuru, which gives its name to the area.
16 days of activism against violence against women, girls and children November 25th, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
November 25th is the international Day for the elimination of of all forms of violence against women. November 25th is also the launching of the 16 day campaign of activism against violence against women, girls and children, which will end on 10 December, International Human Rights Day