15 Jan 2021 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as his Special Representative for South Sudan and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). He will succeed David Shearer of New Zealand to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his exemplary leadership of UNMISS during the time of critical developments and chall
24 Dec 2020 - JUBA, 23 December 2020
This year has been one of the most challenging we may face in our lifetime given the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on all our lives, right across the world. Whether we are UNMISS peacekeepers or citizens of South Sudan, we have all suffered. Some of us have lost family, friends and colleagues to the virus.
But COVID has also had a serious impact on our ability to carry out important activities, supporting communities across the country.
30 Oct 2020 - New York, Friday, 30 October 2020 – The UN Department of Peace Operations announced that Chief Inspector Doreen Malambo of Zambia, currently serving in the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will be awarded the 2020 United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year.
30 Sep 2020 - Juba, 29 September 2020 - Good afternoon everybody. It’s good to be with you again and to see you in person, albeit with your facemasks on. It’s important, as we know, to follow these COVID prevention measures to keep us all safe. A special thanks to all those people who are listening in on Radio Miraya. It’s good to be with you again.
04 Sep 2020 - Thank you for joining me today. Good morning everybody. It is good to see you all again in person, even with your masks on.With COVID, it’s a difficult time for us, and I appreciate you being here and taking the appropriate precautions. A special thanks to those people who are listening on Radio Miraya who are joining us live.
02 Sep 2020 - Juba, 2 September 2020:A temporary peacekeeping base is being established at Lobonok, in the Central Equatorian region of South Sudan, to help deter violence after a surge in armed attacks on civilians and humanitarian convoys.