DR Congo: UN envoy calls for ‘a level playing field’ in key upcoming elections

Major progress has been made on preparations for the upcoming elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but “conditions for a level playing field are not yet in place”, said the most senior United Nations official based in the country. “While significant progress has been made to respect the stages of the calendar process, […]

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UN chief welcomes DR Congo President’s promise to stand down

10 August 2018 Peace and Security The United Nations Secretary-General has commended the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila’s decision on Thursday, not to stand in elections scheduled to take place on 23 December. In line with constitutional rules, Mr. Kabila was due to end his mandate as leader of […]

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