“We must stop the perennial cycle of revenge killings if we are to live in peace and prosper,” said Jany Nyang, a traditional leader in Budang payam [administrative division] located within Rubkona county in Unity state.
More than 90 participants drawn from the government, the private sector, civil society organizations and local communities have participated in a two-day Partnership for Recovery and Resilience (PfRR) workshop in Torit, Eastern Equatoria.
Protecting child rights is a key aspect that the Government of South Sudan and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) are collaborating on as part of the nation’s bid to establish itself as a true democracy with
Peacekeepers from Bangladesh serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) recently handed over sports equipment and clothes to young displaced people residing in the Naivasha camp for internally displaced per
“We must stop revenge killings and cattle raiding,” said Dak Malual, a youth representative, emphatically, as he addressed community members gathered at the Bentiu Independence Stadium to mark International Day of Peace.
Building local capacities and infusing fresh momentum into ongoing peace processes are key goals for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) as the world’s newest nation slowly begins its recovery from devastating civil wars as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.
For Alex Taban Lo Abaa, paramount chief of Morobo county in Central Equatoria, the past six years have been spent trying to keep community members falling into a spiral of violence, death and destruction that was left in the wake of civil wars.
“We may already be too old to effect the changes we want in our own lives, but it’s not too late for our young women, so we need to train them on their rights,” said Mary Aloyo, a women’s representative from Eastern Equatoria.
“On behalf of my colleagues, I appeal to UNMISS to come again and sensitize us on how to protect children and the Comprehensive Action Plan,” says Atim Alice Daniels, a woman commander of South Sudan People’s Liberation Army-in Oppos