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UNMIS – United Nations Mission in Sudan

SOUTH SUDAN / INDIAN PEACEKEEPERS MEMORIAL SERVICE

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), held a memorial ceremony today in country's capitol Juba to honor two Indian peacekeepers who lost their lives protecting civilians during an attack on its base in Akobo, Jonglei State. UNMISS

21 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / AIRLIFT

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has started airlifting internally displaced South Sudanese into Juba. More than 12,000 IDPs have been stranded for months in the town of Kosti in Sudan. UNMISS

14 May 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / CLUSTER BOMBS LAUNCH

As diplomats from more than 100 countries gathered in Geneva this week to discuss plans for phasing out cluster bombs, the “Cluster Munitions Monitor 2011″ report was launched today detailing the progress made by Governments around the world in banning and destroying the indiscriminate weapons. CH UNTV / FILE

16 Nov 2011 | Read More »

UN / LRA

UN Special Representative for the Central African region Abou Moussa today identified a number of key challenges facing the sub-region, including cross border security, activities of armed groups such as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), the circulation of small arms, drugs and human trafficking. He also noted that piracy in the region remains of great [...]

14 Nov 2011 | Read More »

ETHIOPIA / ABYEI TROOPS

Ethiopian troops began moving to Sudan’s north-south border region of Abyei to monitor the contested region that could serve as a source of conflict between Sudan and the newly independent nation of South Sudan. UNISFA

14 Jul 2011 | Read More »

UN / SUDAN

The Security Council voted today to end the UN Mission in Sudan. Ambassador Susan Rice said the US “deeply regrets” the Sudanese Government's decision not to ask for an extension of the mission’s mandate. UNTV

11 Jul 2011 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LE ROY

On the eve of South Sudan’s independence, head of Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy said 9 July marks the completion of the work stipulated in the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement “which ended the civil war in Sudan.” UNMIS

9 Jul 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / MIDNIGHT CELEBRATIONS

Thousands of Southern Sudanese flocked to Juba’s main streets at the stroke of midnight to celebrate and wish each other well and the best of luck as the country inaugurates its independence day celebrations. UNMIS

8 Jul 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / BAN KIIR

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with South Sudan president elect Salva Kiir saying he was happy to join the president to celebrate the independence of South Sudan and was “confident” that this new country would soon become the newest member of the United Nations – “our 193rd Member State.” UNMIS

8 Jul 2011 | Read More »

JUBA / EVE OF INDEPENDENCE

On the eve of South Sudan’s Independence celebrations, South Sudanese people in Juba town expressed their excitement about the future of Africa’s new state. UNMIS

8 Jul 2011 | Read More »

 

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