Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The United Nations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) 

The United Nations (UN) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) consists of a peacekeeping mission and 21 programmes, funds and specialized agencies working together and alongside the Congolese Government for the stabilization and development of the DRC, while providing humanitarian assistance to the most needy. 

The DRC, which has been a member of the UN since 1960, takes part in the discussions on the role and missions of the UN and thus has an impact on the way in which its priorities are defined and its programmes implemented. 

Key Interventions 

  1. Promotion of human rights and development. 
  2. Creation of jobs and new economic activities. 
  3. Improved health, nutrition, education and access to water (basic social services). 
  4. Control of diseases including HIV, measles, cholera and Ebola. 
  5. Management of natural resources (mining, energy, biodiversity and land) and green economy. 
  6. Protection of civilians, respect for human rights and reduction of tensions and conflicts. 

To learn more visit:


UN Country Team

Resident Coordinator Office

Aboubakri Diaw

Strategic Planning officer/RCO Team Leader

Esaho Shungu Lolo

Data Management and Results Monitoring/Reporting officer

UN Entities in the Country

UN Key Documents

UNDAF/United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (CP)

UNDAF/CF Start Date
Start of new CF cycle