UNMISS protection of civilians intercommunal clashes peacekeepers South Sudan peacekeeping tambura reconciliation peace intercommunal clashes

UNMISS and local authorities in Western Equatoria have begun a two-week sensitization drive aimed at building trust and confidence among those who have been affected by violence in the greater Tambura region for the past several months. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS

UNMISS cattle livestock migration herders women farmers pastoralists semi-nomadic Wau Warrap Western Bahr El Ghazal south sudan cattle migration conflict peacekeeping united nations undp fao unmiss Marial Bai Agreement

A three-day interstate conference held in Wau brought together diverse stakeholders - youth, farmers, livestock owners, women and community leaders - to discuss ways in which conflict and disputes arising from the seasonal cattle migration across Western Bahr el Ghazal and Warrap can be peacefully solved. Photo by Michael Wondi/UNMISS

unmiss yambio tambura electricity engineers UN Volunteer UNV International Day south sudan UNMISS volunteerism

Thirty-four-year-old, Eugene Kang Kum from Cameroon is a United Nations Volunteer who is serving for peace in South Sudan.

UNMISS peacekeepers from South Korea have begun rehabilitating the road connecting Bor, Jonglei state, to Greater Pibor. The benefits: Increased trade, safety for women and social cohesion. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS

intercommunal conflict clashes rape violence cattle migration cattle raids

Ongoing tensions in Warrap need to be deescalated prior to the upcoming seasonal cattle migration. UNMISS and UNDP, therefore, held a workshop to frame a solution-oriented dialogue among key local stakeholders on setting up early warning mechanisms to nip violence in the bud. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS