09 Aug 2017 - The Head of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has insisted that the mission maintains a “zero tolerance approach” to any attempts to militarize the camps for people displaced by conflict and that the camps remain civilian in nature.
David Shearer, who is also the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, was speaking in Bentiu, where some 115,000 people are currently living in the Mission’s largest Protection of Civilians site or POC.
08 Aug 2017 - Ladies and Gentlemen
Good morning and welcome to the RWANBATT compound here at Tomping.
A number of you have reported over the weekend that the first company of Rwandan soldiers has arrived in Juba as part of the Regional Protection Force deployment.
I’m joined by Brigadier General Jean Mupenzi of Rwanda, who is the Commander of the RPF.
02 Aug 2017 - I had a very good meeting with His Excellency the President of the Republic of South Sudan. We had a discussion on the peace process on the different initiatives that are converging to helping bring peace back to South Sudan. We discussed about the security situation in its different aspects including the deployment of the Regional Protection Forces (RPF). We also discussed the humanitarian situation.
01 Aug 2017 - Thank you very much and good afternoon indeed we had a very good met with his Excellency the Vice President, It was a very tense meeting. On the security issues the Vice President explained the current evolution of the situation, but also the fighting in some parts of the country, particularly in the north-east.
01 Aug 2017 - I had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Deng Alor.He explained to me the evolution of the initiatives that are currently underway to advance peace in South Sudan, the importance of the IGAD initiative regarding the revitalization of the implementation of the peace agreement and the efforts that are being conducted by neighboring countries, such as Uganda, to bring stakeholders closer together.
01 Aug 2017 - Visit of the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix
Good morning everyone. I am really happy to be here.
This is my second visit to South Sudan in a couple of months and my first visit as Undersecretary General for Peacekeeping Operations.
19 Jul 2017 - Mr. President,
Distinguished Members of the Council,
Let me begin by thanking the government of China for convening this meeting to focus on enhancing African capacities in the areas of peace and security.
In my first days as Secretary-General, I attended the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. I wanted to launch a new era of cooperation with the AU founded on a core conviction.
12 Jul 2017 - Remarks to the media by David Shearer,
Special Representative of the Secretary-General,
12 July 2017,
Juba, South Sudan
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I would like to focus on three key issues, President Kiir’s Independence Day speech and the situation in Torit as a well as Pagak.