UN Documents for Democratic Republic of the Congo: Security Council Presidential Statements

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18 May 2011 S/PRST/2011/11 This presidential statement focused on stabilisation efforts in the DRC.
17 September 2010 S/PRST/2010/17 This presidential statement urged the DRC government to prosecute the perpetrators of the mass rapes that occurred in eastern DRC in late July and August.
22 December 2008 S/PRST/2008/48 This statement condems the repeated failure of Joseph Kony to sign the Final Peace Agreement. Strongly condems the recent attacks by the LRA in the DRC and Southern Sudan. Recalls the the ICC arrest warrants for certain LRA leaders. Welcomes the joint efforts made by States in the region to address the security threat posed by the LRA. Welcomes the re-establishment of peace and security in northern Uganda.
29 October 2008 S/PRST/2008/40 This was a presidential statement condemning the rebel CNDP offensive in the eastern region of the DRC and demanding that it ends its operations. The Council noted the request for reinforcement of the MONUC made by the UN Secretariat and indicated that it would “study expeditiously that request in view of the developments of the situation on the ground.”
21 October 2008 S/PRST/2008/38 This presidential statement strongly condemned the recent attacks by the LRA in eastern DRC and recalls the ICC indictments against members of the LRA leadership.
30 January 2008 S/PRST/2008/2 This presidential statement commended the government and other parties for organising the Goma conference on a ceasefire and disarmament of armed groups.
23 July 2007 S/PRST/2007/28 This presidential statement expressed concern at the deteriorating security situation in the eastern DRC and urged a political solution to the crisis.
3 April 2007 S/PRST/2007/9 This presidential statement deplored the March violence and called on the government to respect the role conferred on political parties by the Congolese constitution.
22 September 2006 S/PRST/2006/40 This presidential statement expressed readiness to consider measures against those threatening the elections.
3 August 2006 S/PRST/2006/36 This presidential statement welcomed the first round of elections.
4 October 2005 S/PRST/2005/46 This presidential statement deplored the failure of the Forces démocratiques pour la libération du Rwanda (FDLR) to proceed with the disarmament and repatriation of their combatants.
22 June 2004 S/PRST/2004/21 The Council reiterated its grave concern at the continued violence and instability in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and at reports of threats to the peace and transition process and condemned the deaths of innocent civilians.
7 June 2004 S/PRST/2004/19 The Council condemned atrocities and human right violations which occured.
23 July 2002 S/PRST/2002/22 The Security Council adopted this presidential statement as a response to the 16 July closed-door briefing by High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson on the massacres that took place in mid-May in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
24 May 2002 S/PRST/2002/17 The Council strongly condemned the killings, in particular of civilians, that recently took place in Kisagnani.