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Members of UNMISS Indian battalion patrolling in Pibor, Jonglei State. From January to May, the mission has carried out around 1,000 short and long-duration patrols in the area, which has recently suffered recurring spates of violence. Photo: UNMISS
21 May 2013 - In assisting the South Sudanese military to become a professional army, UNMISS concluded a two-day training on command responsibility and military justice today in the Upper Nile State capital Malakal.
21 May 2013 - Guns and their use during cattle raids were a key concern in Warrap State, Governor Nyangdeng Malek told UNMISS officials in the capital Kuajok today.
18 May 2013 - Seeking to prevent cattle raiding and the killing of innocent civilians, a group of parliamentarians from Lakes State visited Unity today to discuss border security with their counterparts.
18 May 2013 - Judges in Unity State raised concerns today that customary (traditional) courts were hearing criminal cases that should fall to the state (formal) legal system, according to UN Radio Miraya.
UNMISS is deeply concerned by the deteriorating situation
in Pibor Town - 14 May 2013
"Humanitarian action essential in Jonglei"
Toby Lanzer, Humanitarian Coordinator - 6 May 2013
Message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Joint message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova
Full coverage of the 9 April attack on the convoy traveling between Bor and Gumuruk in Jonglei State.
UNMISS and Jonglei page
Sheltering civilians in Jonglei photos (pdf)
Sheltering civilians from conflict in Jonglei
Transforming South Sudan’s prisons
Fitting back into the community