Training and authorization of new police officers: a step forward
Hervé Kimoni, in charge of legal affairs of SNP, trained 23 rangers who hold the position of police officers of SNP. The trainings took place from October-November 2018. Followed by the trainings, Mr. Kimoni facilitated the authorization of 20 rangers to carry out police work by written oath to the public prosecutor’s office of Boende and Inongo in November and December 2018. The goal of the training was to learn how to improve the quality of recorded protocols, respect of procedures and rights and generally ensuring the legal quality of deeds carried out by the police officers.
The 23 trained rangers-police officers come from all stations of the park and the mobile unit. The Legal Affairs Officer traveled to Monkoto, Mundja and Boende for the training. It was organized in 4 sessions in 4 days which focused on the following subjects: General Criminal Law, Special Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminalistics, Writing of Minutes and Human Rights.
Salonga National Park removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger
On 19 July 2021, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee decided to remove Salonga National Park from the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger.
Visit of the Delegation of the European Union to Salonga
The Head of Cooperation of the Delegation of European Union (EU) to the DRC and his team visited Salonga from 13 to 17 April 2021.
Mission of education and environmental awareness in schools around Monkoto
A team from UGPNS carried out an education and environmental awareness campaign in 30 schools in the park’s surrounding area.
Elephants populations: encouraging signs in a bai of the North bloc of the parc
The latest report on monitoring park clearings reveals encouraging signs for elephants in a bai of the northern bloc of the park.