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Secretary-General appoints Ellen Margrethe Løj of Denmark Special Representative for South Sudan
Juba, 23 July 2014 - United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-Moon today announced the appointment of Ellen Margrethe Løj of Denmark as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS).
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UNMISS deplores attack on Nassir Town, Upper Nile State

Juba, 20 July 2014 - The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is gravely concerned about an attack that took place today in Nassir Town, Upper Nile State. The attack was carried out by opposition forces comprised of a mixture of armed youths and defected SPLA soldiers (SPLA in Opposition) loyal to former Vice President, Mr. Riek Machar Teny.

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SRSG Johnson urges political leaders of South Sudan to place interests of nation above theirs
Juba, 8 July 2014 - In her final action as the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for South Sudan, Hilde F. Johnson delivered the following remarks at a press encounter held in Juba International Airport this afternoon.
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Head of UNMISS, SRSG Johnson visits Bentiu
Juba, 25 June 2014 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Ms. Hilde F. Johnson traveled yesterday to Bentiu.
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Government of South Sudan Recommits to Action Plan to End Recruitment and Use of Children
Juba, 24 June 2014 - In a ceremony at the headquarters of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) in Juba this morning, the Government of South Sudan formally renewed its commitment to the Action Plan signed in 2012 with the United Nations to end the recruitment and use of children in Government armed forces and other grave violations against children.
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One family torn apart by war in Central Africa is too many
Bangui / Bujumbura / Juba / Kinshasa / Libreville, 20 June 2014 – On World Refugee Day 2014, we, the five Special Representatives of the Secretary-General in Central Africa, appeal to end violence in the region and encourage the Governments to tackle the root causes of conflict and displacement.
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SRSG Johnson inaugurates new protection-of-civilians site in Malakal
Juba, 9 June 2014 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for South Sudan, Hilde F. Johnson, today inaugurated a new protection-of-civilians (PoC) site under UNMISS’ protection and adjacent to the Mission’s Base in the state capital Malakal.
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UNMISS meets with David Yau Yau to discuss peace
Juba, 23 May 2014 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Ms. Hilde F. Johnson, received yesterday David Yau Yau, the leader of the South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army (SSDM/A).
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UNMISS concerned over continued disruption of operations and security threats to staff
Juba, 22 May 2014 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is concerned about a number of incidents that have recently occurred, disrupting the Mission’s operations and exposing its personnel to serious security risks.
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UNMISS welcomes the signature of a peace agreement between the SSDM/A and the government
Juba, 14 May 2014 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) welcomes the signature of the agreement reached in Addis Ababa on 9 May between the Government of the Republic of South Sudan and the South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army (Cobra Faction) on the peaceful resolution of the conflict in Greater Pibor County, Jonglei State.
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 24 Nov 2012

Juba, 25 November 2012 – 25 November marks the International Day to End Violence Against Women. To commemorate the occasion, South Sudan will embark on 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence under a national theme, “Promote Peace at Home, Stop Gender Based Violence and Child Marriage”.

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Celebration of UN Day in South Sudan, Juba, 24 October 2012

Juba, 24 October 2012 - Thousands of UN staff took part today in a series of nationwide ceremonies and events with South Sudanese partners to celebrate UN Day. The day marks the commitment and the dedication of the UN family to support peace and development in South Sudan. 

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United Nations calls to end child marriage in South Sudan, Juba, 12, October 2012
Juba, 11 October 2012 – On the International Day of the Girl Child 2012, commemorated for the first time, the UN calls on families, communities and governments at all levels to end child marriage in South Sudan. The day focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
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Juba, 25 June 2012 - Lou Nuer translation of "Report Issued on Inter-Communal Violence in Jonglei"
Lẩẩr k.. Kui Kớớr te kam dớớri Jonglei kẩ Jinub Sudan

Ji United Nation tin tekẩ Jinub Sudan (UNMISS) en wale ca Lẩẩr Thớp ke taa in ciken e diel guec ke kui kớớr kam dớớri Jonglei, min ci ney ti kur nak ke ru..n 2011 kene 2012.

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Juba, 25 June 2012 - Murle translation of "Report Issued on Inter-Communal Violence in Jonglei"
Kaviyaak ci akaathi Oroon o ool Wabaak Looce o kaazi Jongolei

Obortha Waanico Alaata wagaam yunamis Looce o ool o koolik Sudana Ngina keengthi ci Oroon ci oroone ool wabaak looce o kaazi Jongolei baal adangni ool ceen kaboth ki kaboth irkithe baal ako e kibeen buk irkithe ci ngaan awo nooko. 

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Report Issued on Inter-Communal Violence in Jonglei

Juba, 25 June 2012 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today released a report on the findings of its in-depth investigation into the inter-communal violence in Jonglei State, that claimed the lives of hundreds in 2011 and early 2012.

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Juba, 25 June 2012 - Dinka translation of "Report Issued on Inter-Communal Violence in Jonglei"
‘Report' De Tong-Tong ne kem ke Thook Piny de Jonglei

Akut de UNMISS ne ye koole aci ‘report’ loony biyic de ka cike yok ne thiece cene tong-tong ye roth looi ne kem ke koc to piny de Jonglei thiec yiic, men ci wei ke buoot juec ke koc nyaai ne ruon de 2011 ku 2012.

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UNMISS SRSG Calls on Jonglei Communities to Start a New Chapter of Peace

Juba, 07 April 2012 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan, Hilde F. Johnson, on Saturday 5 May, participated in the closing ceremony of The Jonglei All Community Peace Conference in Bor, Jonglei State, where representatives of the six main communities of the state (Dinka, Kachipo, Jie, Nuer, Anyuak and Murle) signed important resolutions to put an end to the cycle of violence and to implement durable peace in Jonglei.

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UNMISS Peackeepers Honoured in South Sudan

Juba, 22 March 2012: The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today commended the work of its peacekeepers deployed in the country during its first medal parade since the establishment of the mission on 9 July 2011.

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UNMISS Hands over Computer Centre and Library in Torit

Torit, 28 February 2012: In an effort to enhance computer literacy and encourage reading amongst students in the Eastern Equatorial State (EES) of South Sudan, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) yesterday commissioned and handed over a Computer Centre and Library to the Torit Secondary Day School.

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UNMISS SRSG Congratulates Local Communities as Civilian Disarmament Continues in Lakes State

Juba, 14 October 2011 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson today began a one day visit to Lakes State.

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Right Message at the Right Time

Juba, 28 Sept 2011 - President Salva Kiir’s historic first address to the General Assembly on behalf of the Republic of South Sudan was warmly welcomed by world leaders.

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UNMISS Welcomes Government Action on South Sudan Police

Juba, 20 Sept 2011 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today welcomed the Government’s statement that it had taken action against members of the South Sudan Police Service, who were responsible for an assault on one of UNMISS staff members on 20 August.

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UNMISS Deploys Peacekeepers & Civilian Experts to Support Government Peace Efforts in Jonglei State

Juba, 26 Aug 2011 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today announced that it had begun deploying peacekeepers and teams of civilian experts to vulnerable areas of Jonglei State.

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UNMISS Calls for Reconciliation Efforts in Jonglei State

Juba, 22 Aug 2011The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson expressed deep concern about the violent attacks in recent days andurged for restraint among the Murle and Lou Nuer communities in Jonglei State.

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SRSG Pledges UNMISS Support During Visit to Eastern Equatoria State
Juba, 19 Aug 2011 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson began a one day visit to Eastern Equatoria state today to pledge support of the new UN mission, UNMISS, for the population and state authorities.
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