“Protecting civilians requires us to be responsive and agile—your operations since we deployed additional peacekeepers and equipment here have genuinely de-escalated tensions and prevented conflict,” said Lieutenant-General Shailesh Tinaikar, UNMISS Force Commander, as he
More than 30 local chiefs residing in Malakal town or in the peacekeeping mission’s protection of civilians site in that Upper Nile city have learnt valuable conflict management skills and skills to promote reconciliation and social cohesion in and between their communitie
“Building durable peace across South Sudan is a primary objective for UNMISS,” says Christopher Muchiri Murenga, Head of the UN peacekeeping mission’s field office in Yambio, Western Equatoria
To mitigate conflict caused by the seasonal migration of cattle across South Sudan during the ongoing dry season and build confidence among local communities, UNMISS peacekeepers have established two temporary operating bases in Lainya, a
To counter the effects of continuing tensions and outbreaks of intercommunal conflict in the greater Tonj area of Warrap state, UNMISS Civil Affairs recently organized a peace campaign in Ngapagok payam (administrative division) located in Tonj east.