Africa

  • A team of technicians prepare for the launch of a UN drone during an official ceremony, Goma, DRC, Dec. 3, 2013.
  • A MONUSCO Unarmed Aerial Vehicle (UAV) at a Goma airport during an official launch ceremony, Dec. 3, 2013.
  • Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous is given a briefing on the drones during the official launch in Goma, DRC, Dec. 3, 2013.
  • A MONUSCO (United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission) drone on an airport runway during an official launch ceremony, Dec. 3, 2013.
  • The new drone technology will help MONUSCO fulfill its mandate to protect civilians, Dec. 3, 2013.
  • Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous inspects a MONUSCO Unarmed Aerial Vehicle (UAV) that will be used in Eastern DRC, Goma, DRC, Dec. 3, 2013.
  • The UN Mission in DR Congo launches the inaugural flight of unarmed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Goma, DRC, Dec. 3, 2013.

UN Drones in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Published December 03, 2013

The United Nations has begun deploying its first drones to gather intelligence about rebel groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).


You May Like

Obama: I Will Do 'Everything I Can' to Close Guantanamo

US president says prison continues 'to inspire jihadists and extremists around the world' More

Sierra Leone Educates on Safe Ebola Burials

Also, country is improving at rapid response to isolated outbreaks, but health workers need to be even faster, officials say More

Religion Aside, Christmas Gains Popularity in Communist Vietnam

Increasingly wealthy Vietnamese embrace holiday due to its non-religious glamor, commercial appeal More