n Conflict Trends - The protection of civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Volume 2012, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1561-9818


On 28 June 2011 the United Nations (UN) Security Council in its Resolution 1991 stated that: 'The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo bears primary responsibility for security, peacebuilding and development in the country, and [encouraged] the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to remain fully committed to protecting the civilian population through the establishment of professional and sustainable security forces and the rule of law and respect for human rights, to promote non-military solutions as an integral part of the overall solution for reducing the threat posed by Congolese and foreign armed groups and to restore full State authority in the areas freed from armed groups.'

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