UNMISS Spokesperson Daniel Dickinson - We are welcoming Radio Miraya listeners live to this press conference and you can also follow us live on twitter. The SRSG will make a few introductory remarks and then we will take some questions.
The Japanese engineering contingent of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has initiated road repair work at Gudele Bridge in Luri County, Jubek State. The maintenance operation will cover 35 kilometres of road and is expected to be completed in six weeks.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) yesterday carried out an integrated outreach event with the community in Abinajok payam (district) to discuss the UNMISS mandate, conflict management and human various rights issues.
“An independent mechanism is needed to immediately assist in investigating violations in South Sudan, in advance of the establishment of the hybrid court,” a United Nations-mandated Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, has said.
JUBA/GENEVA/NEW YORK (17 February 2017)
At the end of a four-day visit to South Sudan, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for human rights, Andrew Gilmour, called for the rapid establishment of a hybrid court to prosecute atrocity crimes committed in the country.