Related Rule
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Practice Relating to Rule 142. Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
Section A. General
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Constitution of the Transition (2003) provides:
The Plenum of the Intercongolese Dialogue has adopted,
The President of the Republic promulgates the Constitution of the Transition with the following content:
Article 47
The State has the duty to ensure the dissemination and teaching of the Constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, as well as of all duly ratified regional and international instruments relative to human rights and international humanitarian law.
The State has the obligation to integrate the rights of the human person in all training programmes of the armed forces, the police and security services. 
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Constitution of the Transition, 2003, Article 47.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Constitution (2006) provides:
The public authorities have the duty to ensure the dissemination and teaching of the Constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, as well as of all duly ratified regional and international conventions relative to human rights and international humanitarian law.
The State has the obligation to integrate the rights of the human person in all training programmes of the armed forces, the police and security services. 
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Constitution, 2006, Article 45.
In 2007, in its second periodic report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Democratic Republic of the Congo stated:
Since its publication in the Official Journal in April 1999, the dissemination of the [1989] Convention [on the Rights of the Child] has made remarkable headway. It is pursued in the general framework of dissemination embodied [in] the Constitution, which provides in article 45 (6) and (7): “The authorities have a duty to ensure the dissemination and teaching of the Constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights, and all the duly ratified regional and international conventions relating to human rights and international humanitarian law” and “The State has an obligation to incorporate the rights of the individual into all the training programmes of the armed forces, the police and the security services.” 
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Second periodic report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, 24 July 2008, UN Doc. CRC/C/COD/2, submitted 23 October 2007, § 60.