Renewed conflict between community-based militias in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area has led to thousands being displaced and increased need for humanitarian assistance in this already-beleaguered part of South Sudan.
Partner in Peace
“South Sudan is entering a new phase and people’s expectations are high. There is real hope for progress in the implementation of the peace agreement and, ultimately, achieving a more durable peace,” says Nicholas Haysom, the Secretary-General's Special Representative to South Sudan and Head of UNMISS. “As partners in that process, the UN will continue to work with South Sudanese as well as regional and international partners to provide stability and, ultimately, secure prosperity for all citizens.”