Press releases

  • 22 Mar 2012 - On Saturday 7 January, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) to South Sudan, Hilde F. Johnson, visited Pibor town and Fartait village in Jonglei State following the recent attacks by the Lou Nuer Youth. The SRSG was accompanied by UNMISS Force Commander, General Moses Obi and the Ambassadors of the United States, Susan Page, of France, Christian Bader, and the UK Charge d'Affaires, Brian Jones.
  • 22 Mar 2012 - Juba, 24 February 2012: The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) yesterday launched the first of a series of sensitization seminars in Juba for Commanders of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), in an effort to build confidence, share information and inform about the Mission's mandate, Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) and Concept of Operations.
  • 22 Mar 2012 - Juba, 20 February 2012: The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ms. Hilde F. Johnson, travelled at the weekend to Aweil, Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, to attend the opening ceremony of the Misseriya – Dinka Malual Peace Conference and to show the Mission's continued support to this important peace initiative.
  • 14 Oct 2011 - 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.
  • 28 Sep 2011 - 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.
  • 24 Sep 2011 - 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.
  • 24 Sep 2011 - 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.
  • 24 Sep 2011 -
    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.
  • 24 Sep 2011 - 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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