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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 / FAMILY REUNION

A South Sudanese family, broken up by war for many months,, is reunited in Juba.  UNICEF

18 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 / HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

At a ceremony held in Juba to commemorate the Human Rights Day, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Lǿj, said “South Sudanese people have today witnessed a dramatic deterioration in the human rights situation" since the present conflict erupted almost a year ago. UNMISS

10 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 »

UN / KANG SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-wha Kang said that the humanitarian community needs to do "some innovative, out-of-the-box thinking" if it's to provide humanitarian aid to estimated 78 million people in 22 countries that will need assistance in 2015. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 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 »

 

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