United Nations
Environment Programme

Democratic Republic of Congo

In 2008, at the request of the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), UNEP established a project office in the capital, Kinshasa, and commenced a comprehensive, national environmental assessment...

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Basin-wide approaches to development gain momentum in the DR Congo

Kinshasa – The results of the first practical experience in river catchment management in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were widely acknowledged at a ... Read more


Knowledge sharing: DR Congo experts learn from Burkina Faso’s IWRM experience

Ouagadougou  An Integrated Water Resources... Read more


Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion USD, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report

Kinshasa – Experts estimate that 10 - 30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC.... Read more