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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
27 April 2013 - Seeking to improve their journalistic skills, reporters and editors from Radio Jonglei attended a training workshop organized by UNMISS in Bor today. In addition to writing and grammar exercises, journalists discussed the importance of their work in South Sudanese development. They also spoke about challenges they faced, including lack of finances for transport and training.
25 April 2013 - In an effort to boost child protection in Jonglei, members of the state’s Rule of Law Forum met in Bor today to discuss young people’s rights in the state.
26 April 2013 – Conflicts between traditional practices and statutory laws needed to be resolved, an UNMISS official said today in the Northern Bahr El-Ghazal capital Aweil.
25 April 2013 – Although malaria had brought “incredible destruction” to South Sudan, the government was confident of winning the fight against it, a top country official said today at the commemoration of World Malaria Day in Juba.
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