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Acting UNMISS chief Raisedon Zenenga visiting makeshift school at mission’s base in Jonglei State capital Bor, where an estimated 4,123 people are seeking shelter. Photo: UNMISS/UNMISS Photo
22 July 2014 - To boost security in its protection of civilians (PoC) areas, the UNMISS base in the Upper Nile capital Malakal has set up a mechanism to tackle crime.
20 July 2014 - Following today's attack by opposition forces on Nassir in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top UN official in the country called for an immediate end to offensive operations.
18 July 2014 - South African UN Police (UNPOL) officers based in the Western Bahr El-Ghazal State capital Wau today commemorated Nelson Mandela Day at the protection site on the UNMISS base.
Secretary-General appoints Ellen Margrethe Loj of Denmark as Special Representative for Republic of South Sudan 23 July 2014UNMISS deplores attack on Nassir Town, Upper Nile State20 July 2014
United Nations Mission
in South Sudan
A Failed Mission or Hostage of Circumstances?
Jok Madut Jok
The Sudd Institute
11 June 2014
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Outgoing SRSG Hilde F. Johnson discusses successes, challenges at helm of UNMISSHilde F. Johnson's farewell. The United Nations (UN) special representative for South Sudan said an end to the fighting would not by itself provide an adequate solution to the country's crisis.