SOUTH SUDAN / SHEARER PRESSER

14-Sep-2017 00:02:19
The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan told reporters today that the National Dialogue is a “positive step in the overall pursuit of peace – as well as an opportunity to inject new life into the 2015 peace agreement.” UNMISS
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STORY: SOUTH SUDAN / SRSG PRESSER
TRT: 2:19
SOURCE: UNMISS
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 14 SEPTEMBER 2017 JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/13 SEPTEMBER 2017, WAU, SOUTH SUDAN/ FILE -BENTIU, SOUTH SUDAN, 2017
SHOTLIST
14 SEPTEMBER 2017 JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

1. Wide shot, press room
2. Med shot, Shearer and UNMISS Spokesperson at press briefing
3. Med shot, journalist asking question
4. SOUNDBITE (English) David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS:
“I am expecting – we hope for a solidarity of purpose between the UN, the AU – the African Union and IGAD – for those organizations to agree a stated commitment to reach a political settlement and support the revitalization of the peace process.”
5. Pan right, press conference
6. SOUNDBITE (English) David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS
“The UN sees the National Dialogue as a positive step in the overall pursuit of peace – as well as an opportunity to inject new life into the 2015 peace agreement. We really do hope it can contribute to peace, reconciliation and nation-building. However, for the National Dialogue to be successful and enable free discussion and the ability to bring parties together, a cessation of hostilities is definitely required.”
7. Hand writing in notebook
8. SOUNDBITE (English) David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS:
“About 11,000 internally displaced people have left our POC sites since the beginning of this year - so they have decreased by about 11,000 – and that is good news, but UNMISS still continues to shelter some 213,000 people. We know that the vast majority of those people want to return home, so UNMISS and our humanitarian partners are always looking at opportunities to support their voluntary return.”

13 SEPTEMBER 2017, WAU, SOUTH SUDAN

15. Displaced in Wau seated on ground
16. More displaced in Wau building temporary shelters
17. Children at water point
18. Child drinking from water point

FILE / BENTIU, SOUTH SUDAN, 2017

17. Various shots, food distribution

STORYINE:

The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan told reporters today (14 Sep) that the National Dialogue is a “positive step in the overall pursuit of peace – as well as an opportunity to inject new life into the 2015 peace agreement.”

Shearer also said that for the National Dialogue “to be successful and enable free discussion and the ability to bring parties together, a cessation of hostilities is definitely required.”

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for South Sudan and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), David Shearer, said the United Nations will convene two high-level meetings during the UN General Assembly in New York next week to discuss developments in South Sudan.

He also said “I’m expecting – we hope for a solidarity of purpose between the UN, the AU – the African Union and IGAD – for those organizations to agree a stated commitment to reach a political settlement and support the revitalization of the peace process.”

The Head of the UNMISS said that around 11,000 internally displaced people had left UNMISS POC sites around the country since the beginning of the year but that “UNMISS still continues to shelter some 213,000 people. We know that the vast majority of those people want to return home, so UNMISS
STORYLINE
TH SUDAN / SRSG PRESSER
TRT: 2:19
SOURCE: UNMISS
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 14 SEPTEMBER 2017 JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/13 SEPTEMBER 2017, WAU, SOUTH SUDAN/ FILE -BENTIU, SOUTH SUDAN, 2017

SHOTLIST:

14 SEPTEMBER 2017 JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

1. Wide shot, press room
2. Med shot, Shearer and UNMISS Spokesperson at press briefing
3. Med shot, journalist asking question
4. SOUNDBITE (English) David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS:
“I am expecting – we hope for a solidarity of purpose between the UN, the AU – the African Union and IGAD – for those organizations to agree a stated commitment to reach a political settlement and support the revitalization of the peace process.”
5. Pan right, press conference
6. SOUNDBITE (English) David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS
“The UN sees the National Dialogue as a positive step in the overall pursuit of peace – as well as an opportunity to inject new life into the 2015 peace agreement. We really do hope it can contribute to peace, reconciliation and nation-building. However, for the National Dialogue to be successful and enable free discussion and the ability to bring parties together, a cessation of hostilities is definitely required.”
7. Hand writing in notebook
8. SOUNDBITE (English) David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS:
“About 11,000 internally displaced people have left our POC sites since the beginning of this year - so they have decreased by about 11,000 – and that is good news, but UNMISS still continues to shelter some 213,000 people. We know that the vast majority of those people want to return home, so UNMISS and our humanitarian partners are always looking at opportunities to support their voluntary return.”

13 SEPTEMBER 2017, WAU, SOUTH SUDAN

15. Displaced in Wau seated on ground
16. More displaced in Wau building temporary shelters
17. Children at water point
18. Child drinking from water point

FILE / BENTIU, SOUTH SUDAN, 2017

17. Various shots, food distribution

STORYINE:

The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan told reporters today (14 Sep) that the National Dialogue is a “positive step in the overall pursuit of peace – as well as an opportunity to inject new life into the 2015 peace agreement.”

Shearer also said that for the National Dialogue “to be successful and enable free discussion and the ability to bring parties together, a cessation of hostilities is definitely required.”

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for South Sudan and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), David Shearer, said the United Nations will convene two high-level meetings during the UN General Assembly in New York next week to discuss developments in South Sudan.

He also said “I’m expecting – we hope for a solidarity of purpose between the UN, the AU – the African Union and IGAD – for those organizations to agree a stated commitment to reach a political settlement and support the revitalization of the peace process.”

The Head of the UNMISS said that around 11,000 internally displaced people had left UNMISS POC sites around the country since the beginning of the year but that “UNMISS still continues to shelter some 213,000 people. We know that the vast majority of those people want to return home, so UNMISS and our humanitarian partners are always looking at opportunities to support their voluntary return.”

Shearer said that the humanitarian response plan for South Sudan, budgeted at USD 1.64 billion has so far been funded at 66 percent.
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