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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
22 April 2013 - A week of music, dance and drama brought together the population of Western Bahr El-Ghazal in an unprecedented way since the violent disturbances that rocked the state last December, a state government minister said today during the closing ceremony of a cultural festival in Wau.
22 April 2013 – In a bid to improve health conditions for inmates in Upper Nile State’s prisons, staff members of the UNMISS Indian Battalion hospital concluded a training course for corrections officers in basic laboratory techniques today.
22 April 2013 – An intensive training course in the English language for members of the Upper Nile State Legislative Assembly began at the UNMISS compound on the outskirts of Malakal today.
17 April 2013 – A total of 68 children associated with armed forces in Jonglei state have been demobilized and reunited with their families since 2010, according to Abraham Atem of the South Sudan Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (SSDDRC).
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