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South Sudanese family near Pibor, Jonglei State. In his message for International Day of Families on 15 May, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on governments, civil society, families and individuals to support initiatives bringing people together across generations to build a healthier world for all. Photo: UNMISS/Isaac Billy
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.
15 May 2013 - Aiming to enhance community access to justice, UNMISS completed a two-day training in case management and record keeping today for officials in Bor, Jonglei State.
14 May 2013 - Seeking to improve their living conditions, UNMISS and the UN refugee agency in Upper Nile State donated non-food items to inmates at Malakal Central Prison today.
14 May 2013 - Concerned about violence, looting and displacement of civilians in Pibor, Jonglei State, UNMISS called on the South Sudanese government to act immediately against the perpetrators in a statement released by the mission today.
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