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SOUTH SUDAN / PEACEKEEPERS PATROL

A year after the conflict erupted in South Sudan the United Nations peacekeepers in Upper Nile state are conducting daily patrols in a bid to reassure the local communities that life can come back to normal. UNMISS

23 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LANZER PRESSER

The United Nations is seeking $1.8 billion to provide aid to up to 4.1 million people in South Sudan next year, Toby Lanzer, Humanitarian Coordinator said during press conference in Juba today. UNMISS

16 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING

A human rights team from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan visited rural Nyang County and found a lack of Judges and prosecutors, unoccupied court buildings and accused prisoners subject to prolonged detentions before trial. UNMISS

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LOEJ PRESSER

Ellen Margrethe Lǿj, head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan said today the history of UN peacekeeping operations, this year will be remembered as the time UNMISS opened its bases to civilians facing a threat of physical violence. UNMISS

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / WEAPONS DESTRUCTION

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) destroyed 25 firearms and hundreds of knives, machetes, and similar weapons confiscated from internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in its protection-of-civilians sites in Juba at a public event held today in its Tomping compound. UNMISS

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / PEACEKEEPERS PATROL

The United Nations peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan is stepping up its military patrolling in areas surrounding Pibor in Jonglei State in a bid to improve protection of civilians and establish a better security environment. UNMISS

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / KANG PRESSER

United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Kyung-Wha Kang, concluded her three day mission to South Sudan today, calling on all parties to the conflict to respect their ceasefire commitments and urged the international community to continue providing support to enable humanitarians to scale up and expand critical aid operation. UNMISS

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHILDREN NOT SOLDIERS CAMPAIGN

The government of South Sudan, with the support of the UN, launched the "Children, not Soldiers" campaign nationally, marking the countries renewed commitment to end recruitment and use of children by its army. UNMISS

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

The Secretary-General's Special Representative in South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, in her briefing to the Security Council, said that after six weeks in South Sudan, she had been "shocked by the complete disregard for human life" in the country. UNIFEED – UNTV / UNMISS

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / IDPS

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has opened new sites adjacent to its bases to protect civilians uprooted by conflict. The new sites have been constructed in Juba, Malakal and Bor. UNMISS

21 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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