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.
- Promotion of human rights and development.
- Creation of jobs and new economic activities.
- Improved health, nutrition, education and access to water (basic social services).
- Control of diseases including HIV, measles, cholera and Ebola.
- Management of natural resources (mining, energy, biodiversity and land) and green economy.
- Protection of civilians, respect for human rights and reduction of tensions and conflicts.
To learn more visit: https://drcongo.un.org/.
UN Country Team
Resident Coordinator Office
UN Entities in the Country
Aristide Ongone Obame
Awa Ndiaye Seck
Jean Pierre Ilboudo
UN Key Documents
UNDAF/United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (CP)