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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 »

UN / BANGURA SOUTH SUDAN

Commenting on her recent trip to South Sudan, the UN special envoy on sexual violence Zainab Bangura said "in my thirty years of experience I never witnessed anything like what I saw in Bentiu," adding in "the character of sexual violence crimes are shocking." UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / UNDP DISPLACED

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in South Sudan today launched its pilot projects at UN-House Protection of Civilians (PoC 1) within the Integrated Crisis Prevention and Recovery Program "Strengthening national capacities for Early Recovery, Peace Building and Reconciliation". The Program aims at creating enabling conditions for the return and re-integration of internally displaced persons. UNMISS

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BANGURA KIIR

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signed a framework agreement on Saturday with the UN representative on the fight against sexual violence in conflict zones. UN Representative Zainab Hawa Bangura said that she was satisfied with her visit to Juba adding that mechanisms to punish the perpetrators and giving support to the victims should be initiated. [...]

13 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BANGURA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura travelled to Bentiu, South Sudan where she met government officials and displaced women living in shelters at the United Nations compound. UNMISS

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / PEACEKEEPING

From Mali to the Golan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations peacekeeping missions are facing increasing challenges as they operate in some of the most difficult security environments around the world, senior UN military officials told the Security Council  as they weighed field strategy for the world body's Blue Helmets. UNIFEED – [...]

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BANGURA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura arrived on Sunday  in Juba, South Sudan to verify allegations of sexual violence in the war-torn country. UNMISS

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / EMERGENCY AID

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF are wrapping up their 25th joint emergency mission to deliver lifesaving supplies and services in the most remote and conflict-hit regions of South Sudan. WFP

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 1

The Presidents of Mali, South Sudan and the Central African Republic briefed the General Assembly on the political instability and the dire humanitarian situation  facing their countries and appealed for help. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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