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Democratic Republic of the Congo


Democratic Republic of Congo – United Nations – Appointment of Maman Sidikou (October 9, 2015)

France congratulates Maman Sambo Sidikou (Niger) who has just been appointed by the UN Secretary-General as Special Representative for the Democratic Republic of Congo and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO).

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Political relations

France’s action in the DRC is based first and foremost on the principle of respecting the sovereignty and integrity of this "African giant".

The stability of the DRC, with its enormous economic potential, is vital to peace and development in the Great Lakes region and in Central Africa. France and the DRC also enjoy privileged relations encouraged by sharing the French language.

Updated on 25.09.13



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